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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 141° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.9"952.42 miwest0° 04' 59.8"5.73 minorth952.21 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.6"752.41 mieast1° 35' 43.6"109.74 minorth756.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 10:14 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 10:14 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 12:14 AM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 12:14 AM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 12:14 AM3208 km1994 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:14 AM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 1:14 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNortheast NE
SeattleTue 12:14 AM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityTue 1:14 AM3722 km2313 miles2010 nmNortheast NE
VancouverTue 12:14 AM3770 km2343 miles2036 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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