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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 125° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"941.67 miwest0° 02' 40.9"3.08 misouth941.81 mi
24 hours11° 33' 45.1"750.17 mieast1° 30' 04.2"103.26 misouth760.74 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 4:36 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sat 4:36 AM1584 km984 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 4:36 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 4:36 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 4:36 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 4:36 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth N
PhoenixSat 4:36 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 4:36 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
Oakland *Sat 4:36 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth N
MazatlanSat 4:36 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast-northeast ENE
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