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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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 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: 40%

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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 112° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.16 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"937.32 miwest0° 02' 04.0"2.37 misouth937.43 mi
24 hours11° 53' 39.8"768.70 mieast1° 17' 30.2"88.86 misouth777.03 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 AM721 km448 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sun 9:10 AM805 km500 miles435 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 7:10 AM925 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 9:10 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Sun 8:10 AM1102 km684 miles595 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sun 9:10 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmEast E
Leon *Sun 9:10 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sun 9:10 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmEast E
TucsonSun 7:10 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sun 7:10 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth N
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