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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 = Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:52:00 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: 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 141° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 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"937.83 miWest0° 00' 24.2"0.47 miNorth937.81 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.9"755.89 miEast0° 17' 08.5"19.66 miSouth756.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:52 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest W
San FranciscoThu 1:52 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:52 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 1:52 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 11:52 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasThu 1:52 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 2:52 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 2:52 AM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 1:52 AM3428 km2130 miles1851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverThu 1:52 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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