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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: 31%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 115° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.82 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"945.52 miwest0° 04' 34.9"5.25 misouth945.76 mi
24 hours11° 53' 14.2"775.01 mieast2° 16' 46.4"156.78 misouth795.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 9:10 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 10:10 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast E
HermosilloMon 8:10 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 10:10 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Mon 9:10 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Mon 10:10 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 8:10 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Mon 8:10 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
Leon *Mon 10:10 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E
San Diego *Mon 8:10 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmNorth N
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