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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 133° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"944.00 miwest0° 03' 28.8"3.99 misouth944.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 05.5"754.67 mieast1° 48' 48.3"124.73 misouth769.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 12:52 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 12:52 AM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 12:52 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Fri 12:52 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoFri 12:52 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 12:52 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoFri 12:52 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 1:52 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasFri 12:52 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:52 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmWest W

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