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 13:20:00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 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' 31.5"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.5"||950.21 mi||west||0° 04' 58.0"||5.70 mi||north||949.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 43.6"||752.08 mi||east||1° 34' 27.1"||108.29 mi||north||756.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 3:20 AM||2281 km||1418 miles||1232 nm|| W|
|Tijuana *||Thu 6:20 AM||2430 km||1510 miles||1312 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 6:20 AM||2431 km||1510 miles||1313 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 6:20 AM||2436 km||1514 miles||1315 nm|| NE|
|San Jose *||Thu 6:20 AM||2463 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 6:20 AM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| NNE|
|Mexicali *||Thu 6:20 AM||2561 km||1591 miles||1383 nm|| NE|
|Sacramento *||Thu 6:20 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 6:20 AM||2787 km||1732 miles||1505 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 6:20 AM||2800 km||1740 miles||1512 nm|| NE|
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