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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: 68%

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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' North, Longitude: 138° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.85 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"950.13 miwest0° 04' 57.2"5.68 minorth949.91 mi
24 hours11° 29' 49.0"752.12 mieast1° 34' 05.3"107.88 minorth756.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:30 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmWest W
San Jose *Thu 6:30 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 6:30 AM2605 km1619 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:30 AM2614 km1624 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 6:30 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 6:30 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 3:30 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 6:30 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:30 AM3012 km1872 miles1627 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 6:30 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
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