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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' North, Longitude: 125° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.55 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.8"992.69 miWest0° 10' 25.7"11.95 miSouth993.00 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.1"774.99 miEast4° 24' 04.1"302.44 miSouth835.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 7:44 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 7:44 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 6:44 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 7:44 AM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:44 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 6:44 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 6:44 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 4:44 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest W
Salt Lake CityWed 7:44 AM3752 km2332 miles2026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 4:44 AM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmWest-northwest WNW

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