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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 = Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 4:18:00 PM.

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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, November 10, 2011 at 8:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, November 18, 2011 at 3:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' North, Longitude: 132° 28' 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"927.37 miWest0° 01' 37.9"1.87 miNorth927.28 mi
24 hours12° 14' 54.0"783.79 miEast0° 08' 17.3"9.51 miNorth783.45 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 AM647 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaSun 1:18 AM1042 km647 miles563 nmNorth N
TaipeiSun 12:18 AM1156 km719 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 1:18 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 1:18 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaSun 1:18 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 1:18 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSun 1:18 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth N
KobeSun 1:18 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth N
FoochowSun 12:18 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW

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