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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 8:52:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 12:52 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 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 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 12:52 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoFri 12:52 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 1:52 AM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasFri 12:52 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:52 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmWest W

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