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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: 89%

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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 118° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.6"937.84 miwest0° 00' 15.0"0.29 misouth937.85 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.2"753.12 mieast0° 32' 45.3"37.56 misouth755.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 3:22 AM1203 km747 miles649 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 3:22 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
MazatlanFri 3:22 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Diego *Fri 3:22 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Fri 3:22 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaFri 4:22 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmEast E
Long Beach *Fri 3:22 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Fri 3:22 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 3:22 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraFri 4:22 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast E
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