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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:02:00 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: 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 143° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"937.82 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 minorth937.80 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.6"755.88 mieast0° 17' 31.8"20.10 misouth756.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:02 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:02 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoThu 2:02 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 2:02 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 2:02 AM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 3:02 AM3431 km2132 miles1852 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 3:02 AM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 11:02 PM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleThu 2:02 AM3541 km2201 miles1912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverThu 2:02 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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