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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: 97%
Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, November 10, 2011 at 8:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, November 18, 2011 at 3:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 21' North
Longitude: 132° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.74 meters/second, 1493.1 km/hour, 927.7 miles/hour or 806.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.46 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.8"927.43 miwest0° 01' 37.7"1.87 minorth927.35 mi
24 hours12° 14' 54.6"783.85 mieast0° 08' 14.4"9.45 minorth783.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaSun 1:18 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaSun 1:18 AM1037 km645 miles560 nmNorth N
TaipeiSun 12:18 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 1:18 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 1:18 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaSun 1:18 AM1275 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 1:18 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSun 1:18 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorth N
FoochowSun 12:18 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-northwest WNW
KobeSun 1:18 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
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