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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 135° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 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' 54.9"955.12 miwest0° 05' 56.2"6.80 misouth955.41 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.3"763.68 mieast2° 46' 36.8"190.95 misouth792.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 5:10 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tijuana *Mon 8:10 AM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:10 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:10 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Mon 8:10 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 8:10 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 8:10 AM2557 km1589 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Mon 8:10 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 8:10 AM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:10 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmNortheast NE

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