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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 125° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.6"947.46 miwest0° 04' 13.3"4.84 misouth947.67 mi
24 hours11° 27' 05.2"747.36 mieast2° 05' 28.1"143.82 misouth765.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSat 2:22 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoSat 2:22 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesSat 2:22 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSat 2:22 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 3:22 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Sat 2:22 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth N
MazatlanSat 3:22 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FranciscoSat 2:22 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth N
PhoenixSat 3:22 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:22 AM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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