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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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 134° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 48.8"939.72 miWest0° 01' 57.5"2.25 miSouth939.83 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.7"752.40 miEast1° 13' 07.4"83.83 miSouth759.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 2:12 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 2:12 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 2:12 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 2:12 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoFri 2:12 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 2:12 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoFri 2:12 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 12:12 AM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmWest W
Las VegasFri 2:12 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 3:12 AM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmEast-northeast ENE

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