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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.

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

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 3:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:20 AM2596 km1613 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 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 5:20 AM2820 km1753 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloMon 8:20 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 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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