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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 129° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.51 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"942.58 miwest0° 02' 51.5"3.28 minorth942.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 33.5"756.01 mieast0° 42' 25.2"48.64 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
TijuanaWed 12:14 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:14 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 12:14 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliWed 12:14 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Wed 12:14 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 12:14 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:14 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
SacramentoWed 12:14 AM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasWed 12:14 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 1:14 AM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE

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