Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|This phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.60 mi||West||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||North||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.6"||935.62 mi||West||0° 00' 26.8"||0.51 mi||North||935.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 49.5"||762.96 mi||East||0° 17' 03.0"||19.55 mi||South||763.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan *||Sat 7:16 AM||591 km||367 miles||319 nm||ENE|
|Puerto Vallarta *||Sat 8:16 AM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm||E|
|Durango *||Sat 8:16 AM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm||ENE|
|Guadalajara *||Sat 8:16 AM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||E|
|Hermosillo||Sat 6:16 AM||875 km||543 miles||472 nm||N|
|Aguascalientes *||Sat 8:16 AM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm||E|
|Chihuahua *||Sat 7:16 AM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm||NNE|
|Leon *||Sat 8:16 AM||1044 km||648 miles||564 nm||E|
|San Luis Potosi *||Sat 8:16 AM||1118 km||694 miles||603 nm||E|
|Tucson||Sat 6:16 AM||1221 km||759 miles||659 nm||N|
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