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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 112° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 935.9 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' 33.4"935.61 miwest0° 00' 26.4"0.51 minorth935.59 mi
24 hours11° 49' 50.6"762.98 mieast0° 17' 12.7"19.74 misouth763.97 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 7:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 8:20 AM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
HermosilloSat 6:20 AM886 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 8:20 AM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sat 7:20 AM1058 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:20 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmEast E
Leon *Sat 8:20 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sat 8:20 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
TucsonSat 6:20 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sat 6:20 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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