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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 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 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:30 AM1653 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 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 6:30 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 6:30 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 6:30 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 6:30 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:30 AM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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