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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: 100%

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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 08:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 126° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.6"943.82 miwest0° 03' 25.9"3.94 misouth944.00 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.6"754.76 mieast1° 47' 43.3"123.49 misouth768.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 12:22 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoFri 12:22 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesFri 12:22 AM1752 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 12:22 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 1:22 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Fri 12:22 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoFri 12:22 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 1:22 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 1:22 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasFri 12:22 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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