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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 143° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.91 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.9"947.98 miwest0° 04' 19.9"4.97 misouth948.20 mi
24 hours11° 26' 29.8"747.11 mieast2° 07' 58.1"146.69 misouth765.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 1:36 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 1:36 AM2457 km1526 miles1326 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 3:36 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 3:36 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 3:36 AM3329 km2068 miles1797 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 4:36 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 4:36 AM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 12:36 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleSat 3:36 AM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverSat 3:36 AM3786 km2353 miles2044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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