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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 08:56:00 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 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 139° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.4"942.36 miwest0° 02' 47.6"3.20 minorth942.23 mi
24 hours11° 38' 45.3"756.06 mieast0° 40' 48.9"46.80 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 10:56 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmWest W
San FranciscoWed 12:56 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:56 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 12:56 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:56 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaWed 12:56 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 10:56 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasWed 12:56 AM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:56 AM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 1:56 AM3091 km1920 miles1669 nmNortheast NE

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