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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 139° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"937.84 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth937.82 mi
24 hours11° 41' 45.4"755.91 mieast0° 16' 45.1"19.21 misouth756.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:42 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest W
San FranciscoThu 1:42 AM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:42 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 1:42 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoThu 1:42 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaThu 1:42 AM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoThu 1:42 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 1:42 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 11:42 PM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloThu 2:42 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmEast-northeast ENE
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