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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 = Friday, November 30, 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: 97%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 129° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.20 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"939.66 miWest0° 01' 55.6"2.21 miSouth939.76 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.0"752.47 miEast1° 12' 22.4"82.97 miSouth759.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 1:52 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 1:52 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 1:52 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliFri 1:52 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Fri 1:52 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoFri 1:52 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 2:52 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmEast-northeast ENE
SacramentoFri 1:52 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasFri 1:52 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 2:52 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE

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