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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 08:46:00 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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 137° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.44 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 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' 02.5"942.41 miwest0° 02' 48.5"3.22 minorth942.28 mi
24 hours11° 38' 42.5"756.05 mieast0° 41' 11.7"47.23 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
HonoluluTue 10:46 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest W
San JoseWed 12:46 AM2409 km1497 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 12:46 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 12:46 AM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:46 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaWed 12:46 AM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoWed 12:46 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliWed 12:46 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 12:46 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:46 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmEast-northeast ENE
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