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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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 141° 47' 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"937.90 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth937.87 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.9"755.94 mieast0° 17' 11.2"19.71 misouth756.92 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 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
San FranciscoThu 1:52 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:52 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 11:52 PM2700 km1677 miles1458 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 1:52 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 1:52 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 2:52 AM3229 km2006 miles1743 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 2:52 AM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 1:52 AM3440 km2137 miles1857 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverThu 1:52 AM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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