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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 1:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 124° 24' 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"940.24 miWest0° 02' 46.8"3.19 miNorth940.10 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.4"757.45 miEast0° 40' 04.9"45.96 miNorth757.17 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 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 6:20 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:20 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:20 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:20 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:20 AM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 6:20 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 7:20 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Francisco *Fri 6:20 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
Oakland *Fri 6:20 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth N

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