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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 139° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.33 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"939.99 miwest0° 02' 41.0"3.08 minorth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 42' 00.4"757.74 mieast0° 37' 41.8"43.22 minorth757.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 4:20 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest W
San Francisco *Fri 7:20 AM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Fri 7:20 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 7:20 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 7:20 AM2563 km1592 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 7:20 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 7:20 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Fri 7:20 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 7:20 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
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