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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 133° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"955.06 miwest0° 05' 55.6"6.79 misouth955.35 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.2"763.65 mieast2° 46' 22.1"190.67 misouth792.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Mon 8:04 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:04 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:04 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 8:04 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 8:04 AM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 8:04 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Mon 8:04 AM2560 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 5:04 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloMon 8:04 AM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:04 AM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmNortheast NE

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