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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 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 126° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.38 meters/second, 1506.2 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' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.6"935.62 miwest0° 00' 20.6"0.40 minorth935.60 mi
24 hours11° 50' 04.8"763.25 mieast0° 19' 31.1"22.38 misouth764.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sat 7:16 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 7:16 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 7:16 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 7:16 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 7:16 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 7:16 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 7:16 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
Oakland *Sat 7:16 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 7:16 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sat 7:16 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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