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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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 124° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.47 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' 59.0"940.30 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 minorth940.16 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.8"757.50 mieast0° 40' 02.3"45.91 minorth757.23 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 6:20 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:20 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:20 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:20 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:20 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:20 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 6:20 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:20 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Francisco *Fri 6:20 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth N
Oakland *Fri 6:20 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNorth N
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