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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 = Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:14:00 AM.

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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 140° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.91 meters/second, 1533.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.0"952.43 miWest0° 05' 00.0"5.73 miNorth952.22 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.0"752.41 miEast1° 35' 46.1"109.79 miNorth756.80 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 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 10:14 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 12:14 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 12:14 AM2827 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 12:14 AM3187 km1981 miles1721 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:14 AM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 1:14 AM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
SeattleTue 12:14 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityTue 1:14 AM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmNortheast NE
VancouverTue 12:14 AM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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