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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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 143° 38' 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"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.0"948.05 miwest0° 04' 19.9"4.97 misouth948.27 mi
24 hours11° 26' 29.2"747.16 mieast2° 08' 00.4"146.74 misouth766.01 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 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 1:36 AM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 3:36 AM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 3:36 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 3:36 AM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 4:36 AM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 4:36 AM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 12:36 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleSat 3:36 AM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverSat 3:36 AM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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