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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 8:56:00 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 08:56:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 JoseWed 12:56 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 12:56 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 12:56 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 12:56 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaWed 12:56 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 10:56 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasWed 12:56 AM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:56 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 1:56 AM3091 km1920 miles1669 nmNortheast NE

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