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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 1:16:00 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
This phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 111° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 33.6"935.62 miWest0° 00' 26.8"0.51 miNorth935.59 mi
24 hours11° 49' 49.5"762.96 miEast0° 17' 03.0"19.55 miSouth763.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sat 7:16 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 8:16 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Sat 8:16 AM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
HermosilloSat 6:16 AM875 km543 miles472 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:16 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sat 7:16 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Sat 8:16 AM1044 km648 miles564 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sat 8:16 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmEast E
TucsonSat 6:16 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth N
Ciudad Juárez *Sat 7:16 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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