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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' North, Longitude: 121° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.85 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.0"950.66 miWest0° 05' 03.3"5.80 miNorth950.44 mi
24 hours11° 29' 10.3"751.81 miEast1° 36' 40.5"110.83 miNorth756.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 5:20 AM1546 km960 miles835 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 5:20 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 5:20 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 6:20 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexicali *Thu 5:20 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:20 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 5:20 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 7:20 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Thu 5:20 AM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 7:20 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-northeast ENE

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