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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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 122° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.08 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.4"941.63 miwest0° 02' 40.1"3.06 misouth941.77 mi
24 hours11° 33' 47.8"750.19 mieast1° 29' 44.4"102.88 misouth760.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sat 4:26 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sat 4:26 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 4:26 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Sat 4:26 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 4:26 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanSat 4:26 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 4:26 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 4:26 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Sat 4:26 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 4:26 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth N

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