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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: 59%

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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 127° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.45 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 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' 58.9"940.25 miwest0° 02' 45.8"3.17 minorth940.11 mi
24 hours11° 41' 39.2"757.54 mieast0° 39' 38.8"45.46 minorth757.26 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 6:30 AM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:30 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:30 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:30 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:30 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:30 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 6:30 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 6:30 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 6:30 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:30 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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