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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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 123° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 59.1"940.32 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.20 minorth940.18 mi
24 hours11° 41' 33.2"757.49 mieast0° 40' 11.6"46.09 minorth757.22 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 6:16 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:16 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:16 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:16 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:16 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:16 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 6:16 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:16 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Fri 6:16 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth N
Oakland *Fri 6:16 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth N
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