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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: 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
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
HermosilloSat 6:16 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 8:16 AM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:16 AM979 km609 miles529 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sat 7:16 AM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Sat 8:16 AM1042 km647 miles562 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sat 8:16 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmEast E
TucsonSat 6:16 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
Ciudad Juárez *Sat 7:16 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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