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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 130° 42' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.15 miWest0° 01' 04.3"1.23 miSouth938.21 mi
24 hours11° 43' 07.6"757.72 miEast0° 52' 30.2"60.20 miSouth762.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaWed 11:52 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 11:52 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 11:52 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliWed 11:52 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Wed 11:52 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 11:52 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SacramentoWed 11:52 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 12:52 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 11:52 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 12:52 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE

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