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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 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 135° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.46 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.2 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"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.8"942.52 miwest0° 02' 49.3"3.24 minorth942.39 mi
24 hours11° 38' 40.0"756.09 mieast0° 41' 32.1"47.63 minorth755.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaWed 12:36 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:36 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 12:36 AM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:36 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 12:36 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluTue 10:36 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmWest W
MexicaliWed 12:36 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoWed 12:36 AM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:36 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 12:36 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
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