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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 10:22:00 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 148° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.38 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' 45.5"937.81 miwest0° 00' 21.3"0.41 minorth937.79 mi
24 hours11° 41' 43.6"755.85 mieast0° 18' 18.5"20.99 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
HiloThu 12:22 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:22 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:22 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:22 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoThu 2:22 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 2:22 AM3331 km2070 miles1798 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasThu 2:22 AM3670 km2281 miles1982 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 10:22 PM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmSouthwest SW
SeattleThu 2:22 AM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 3:22 AM3868 km2403 miles2088 nmEast-northeast ENE

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