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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 138° 55' 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"939.93 miwest0° 02' 41.1"3.08 minorth939.80 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.9"757.68 mieast0° 37' 44.3"43.27 minorth757.34 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 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest W
San Francisco *Fri 7:20 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Fri 7:20 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 7:20 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 7:20 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 7:20 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 7:20 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 7:20 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloFri 7:20 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmEast-northeast ENE
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