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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: 60%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 122° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.49 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.3"940.29 miwest0° 02' 47.7"3.21 minorth940.15 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.5"757.41 mieast0° 40' 25.6"46.35 minorth757.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 6:10 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:10 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:10 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 6:10 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:10 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:10 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 6:10 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:10 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:10 AM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Fri 6:10 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth N

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