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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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: 121° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 47.9"3.21 minorth940.15 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.0"757.41 mieast0° 40' 28.2"46.40 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 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:10 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:10 AM1457 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 6:10 AM1488 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:10 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:10 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 6:10 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:10 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:10 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Fri 6:10 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth N
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