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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 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 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° 22' 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"937.90 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 minorth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 41' 45.4"755.96 mieast0° 16' 47.7"19.26 misouth756.90 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 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest W
San FranciscoThu 1:42 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:42 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 1:42 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoThu 1:42 AM2559 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaThu 1:42 AM2561 km1592 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoThu 1:42 AM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 11:42 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasThu 1:42 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 2:42 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmEast-northeast ENE
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