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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 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° 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:

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"938.22 miwest0° 01' 04.3"1.23 misouth938.27 mi
24 hours11° 43' 07.4"757.77 mieast0° 52' 32.8"60.25 misouth762.32 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 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 11:52 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 11:52 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliWed 11:52 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Wed 11:52 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 11:52 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SacramentoWed 11:52 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 12:52 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 11:52 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 12:52 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
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