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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 Friday, November 30, 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: 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 137° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.25 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"939.76 miwest0° 01' 58.4"2.26 misouth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 37' 05.5"752.37 mieast1° 13' 29.8"84.26 misouth760.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 12:22 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
San JoseFri 2:22 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 2:22 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesFri 2:22 AM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 2:22 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaFri 2:22 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoFri 2:22 AM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 2:22 AM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 2:22 AM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 3:22 AM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmEast-northeast ENE

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