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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 09:14:00 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 143° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.37 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 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' 02.1"942.27 miwest0° 02' 45.8"3.17 minorth942.14 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.4"756.08 mieast0° 40' 07.6"46.01 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 11:14 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:14 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 1:14 AM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 1:14 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 1:14 AM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:14 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 2:14 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 10:14 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleWed 1:14 AM3609 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverWed 1:14 AM3718 km2310 miles2007 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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