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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 phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 114° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.40 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' 33.3"935.67 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 minorth935.65 mi
24 hours11° 49' 52.3"763.06 mieast0° 17' 30.0"20.07 misouth764.07 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 7:26 AM854 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 6:26 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 8:26 AM958 km595 miles517 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Sat 8:26 AM1153 km716 miles622 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sat 7:26 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 8:26 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast E
TucsonSat 6:26 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 6:26 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
Tijuana *Sat 6:26 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sat 6:26 AM1301 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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