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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 1:30:00 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: 59%

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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 126° 49' 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"940.19 miWest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 miNorth940.05 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.7"757.49 miEast0° 39' 41.5"45.51 miNorth757.20 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 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:30 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:30 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 6:30 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:30 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:30 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 6:30 AM1955 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 6:30 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 6:30 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:30 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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