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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: 37%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 123° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"969.13 miwest0° 07' 59.9"9.16 misouth969.48 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.7"772.58 mieast3° 33' 22.2"244.47 misouth816.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Tue 9:10 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 8:10 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Tue 8:10 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Tue 8:10 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Tue 8:10 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 8:10 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 10:10 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 8:10 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Tue 10:10 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Tue 8:10 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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