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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: 40%

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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 113° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.2"937.38 miwest0° 02' 04.1"2.37 misouth937.50 mi
24 hours11° 53' 39.8"768.76 mieast1° 17' 32.9"88.92 misouth777.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 8:10 AM747 km464 miles404 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sun 9:10 AM833 km517 miles450 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 7:10 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 9:10 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sun 8:10 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sun 9:10 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmEast E
Leon *Sun 9:10 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmEast E
TucsonSun 7:10 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Sun 9:10 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast E
Mexicali *Sun 7:10 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
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