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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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 123° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 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' 59.1"940.26 miwest0° 02' 47.2"3.20 minorth940.12 mi
24 hours11° 41' 32.6"757.43 mieast0° 40' 14.2"46.14 minorth757.16 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 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:16 AM1484 km922 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:16 AM1555 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:16 AM1572 km976 miles849 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:16 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:16 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 6:16 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:16 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Fri 6:16 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 6:16 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth N
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