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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: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:28 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' North, Longitude: 116° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.7"957.78 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 minorth957.53 mi
24 hours11° 19' 49.5"746.76 mieast2° 08' 47.0"147.64 minorth756.67 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 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 8:20 AM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:20 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 8:20 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 8:20 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 8:20 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 6:20 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 6:20 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 6:20 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 8:20 AM1729 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
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