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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 Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 116° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.7"957.72 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 minorth957.47 mi
24 hours11° 19' 48.7"746.71 mieast2° 08' 49.4"147.67 minorth756.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 7:20 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 8:20 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:20 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 8:20 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 8:20 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 8:20 AM1605 km997 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 6:20 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 6:20 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 6:20 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 8:20 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE

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