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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||130° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.5"||938.22 mi||west||0° 01' 04.3"||1.23 mi||south||938.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 07.4"||757.77 mi||east||0° 52' 32.9"||60.25 mi||south||762.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana||Wed 11:52 PM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| NE|
|San Diego||Wed 11:52 PM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 11:52 PM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| NE|
|Mexicali||Wed 11:52 PM||2019 km||1254 miles||1090 nm|| NE|
|San Jose (USA)||Wed 11:52 PM||2028 km||1260 miles||1095 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco||Wed 11:52 PM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| NNE|
|Sacramento||Wed 11:52 PM||2166 km||1346 miles||1170 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 12:52 AM||2212 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 11:52 PM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Thu 12:52 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm|| NE|
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