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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 = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 9:52:00 AM.

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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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 123° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"940.47 miWest0° 02' 06.8"2.42 miNorth940.37 mi
24 hours11° 38' 58.0"754.84 miEast0° 24' 11.6"27.74 miNorth754.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 2:52 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 2:52 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 2:52 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 2:52 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 2:52 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 2:52 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 2:52 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 2:52 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Thu 2:52 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 2:52 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth N

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