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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 127° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"941.72 miwest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth941.86 mi
24 hours11° 33' 42.2"750.15 mieast1° 30' 26.2"103.68 misouth760.79 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 4:46 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 4:46 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 4:46 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 4:46 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 4:46 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 4:46 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 4:46 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Sat 4:46 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 4:46 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 4:46 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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