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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: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 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° 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"950.72 miwest0° 05' 03.3"5.80 minorth950.50 mi
24 hours11° 29' 10.9"751.86 mieast1° 36' 37.9"110.79 minorth756.31 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 AM1562 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 5:20 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 5:20 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 5:20 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 6:20 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:20 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 5:20 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 7:20 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Thu 5:20 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 5:20 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth N
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