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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 15:34:00 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: 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' North, Longitude: 129° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 03.2"969.38 miwest0° 08' 01.8"9.20 misouth969.73 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.7"772.77 mieast3° 34' 05.8"245.30 misouth816.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Tue 8:34 AM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Tue 8:34 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 8:34 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Tue 8:34 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 8:34 AM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 9:34 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Tue 8:34 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 8:34 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 8:34 AM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 8:34 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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