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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: 88%

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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 136° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.6"937.87 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 04.3"752.99 mieast0° 35' 36.4"40.83 misouth755.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 1:36 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmWest W
San Jose *Fri 4:36 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 4:36 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:36 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 4:36 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 4:36 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 4:36 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 4:36 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 4:36 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 4:36 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE

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