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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 28, 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:14 AM1849 km1149 miles998 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 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:14 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE
SacramentoWed 12:14 AM2178 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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