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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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 03' North
Longitude: 129° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"955.12 miwest0° 05' 41.3"6.52 misouth955.40 mi
24 hours11° 24' 17.1"750.24 mieast2° 39' 02.3"182.29 misouth777.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSat 1:22 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSat 1:22 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 1:22 AM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSat 1:22 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 2:22 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Sat 1:22 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoSat 1:22 AM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SacramentoSat 1:22 AM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 2:22 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 1:22 AM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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