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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 15:10:00 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 134° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.09 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"955.11 miwest0° 05' 56.1"6.80 misouth955.40 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.4"763.68 mieast2° 46' 34.5"190.91 misouth792.67 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 8:10 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:10 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:10 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluMon 5:10 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Jose *Mon 8:10 AM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 8:10 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 8:10 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Mon 8:10 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 8:10 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:10 AM2796 km1737 miles1509 nmNortheast NE

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