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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||121° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.11 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.6"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 32.10"||950.72 mi||west||0° 05' 03.2"||5.80 mi||north||950.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 10.9"||751.86 mi||east||1° 36' 37.10"||110.79 mi||north||756.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:20 AM||1562 km||971 miles||844 nm|| NE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 5:20 AM||1579 km||981 miles||853 nm|| NNE|
|San Diego *||Thu 5:20 AM||1595 km||991 miles||861 nm|| NNE|
|Mexicali *||Thu 5:20 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| NNE|
|Mazatlan *||Thu 6:20 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| ENE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 5:20 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| N|
|Phoenix||Thu 5:20 AM||1871 km||1163 miles||1010 nm|| NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 7:20 AM||1925 km||1196 miles||1039 nm|| E|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 5:20 AM||2013 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| NNE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Thu 5:20 AM||2043 km||1269 miles||1103 nm|| N|
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