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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:06:00 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: 50%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 109° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 kilometres/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.7"935.63 miWest0° 00' 27.8"0.53 miNorth935.60 mi
24 hours11° 49' 47.1"762.92 miEast0° 16' 38.7"19.09 miSouth763.87 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cabo San Lucas *Sat 7:06 AM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San José del Cabo *Sat 7:06 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Sat 7:06 AM371 km231 miles200 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 8:06 AM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
Tepic *Sat 7:06 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
Durango *Sat 8:06 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sat 8:06 AM623 km387 miles337 nmEast E
Colima *Sat 8:06 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:06 AM731 km454 miles394 nmEast E
Leon *Sat 8:06 AM793 km493 miles428 nmEast E

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