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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: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 119° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"955.16 miwest0° 05' 39.3"6.48 misouth955.44 mi
24 hours11° 22' 44.6"748.45 mieast2° 38' 39.9"181.84 misouth775.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 4:20 AM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tarlac CityMon 4:20 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MabalacatMon 4:20 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AngelesMon 4:20 AM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OlongapoMon 4:20 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth S
QuezonMon 4:20 AM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManilaMon 4:20 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakatiMon 4:20 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaohsiungMon 4:20 AM559 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
ShantouMon 4:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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