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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: 100%

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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 07:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 122° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.58 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"942.72 miwest0° 02' 54.1"3.33 minorth942.58 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.4"755.97 mieast0° 43' 29.3"49.86 minorth755.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaTue 11:46 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoTue 11:46 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 12:46 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliTue 11:46 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesTue 11:46 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 12:46 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 12:46 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA)Tue 11:46 PM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
Las VegasTue 11:46 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoTue 11:46 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNorth N
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