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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 9:12:00 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 09:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 138° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 03.4"0.07 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.2"944.11 miWest0° 03' 30.6"4.03 miSouth944.30 mi
24 hours11° 35' 57.3"754.62 miEast1° 49' 31.6"125.56 miSouth769.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:12 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest W
San JoseFri 1:12 AM2507 km1557 miles1353 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 1:12 AM2510 km1560 miles1356 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 1:12 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 1:12 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaFri 1:12 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoFri 1:12 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 11:12 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasFri 1:12 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 2:12 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmEast-northeast ENE

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