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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 15:20:00 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 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 137° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.13 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"955.20 miwest0° 05' 57.0"6.82 misouth955.49 mi
24 hours11° 36' 16.1"763.72 mieast2° 46' 55.3"191.30 misouth792.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 5:20 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tijuana *Mon 8:20 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:20 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:20 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Mon 8:20 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 8:20 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 5:20 AM2820 km1753 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloMon 8:20 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:20 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 8:20 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNortheast NE
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