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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: 78%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' North, Longitude: 129° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.80 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.7"1001.61 miwest0° 10' 34.8"12.12 minorth1001.52 mi
24 hours10° 39' 50.9"733.80 mieast4° 03' 30.6"278.90 minorth781.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoFri 7:24 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosFri 7:24 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
Cagayan de OroFri 7:24 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiFri 8:24 PM601 km373 miles324 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateFri 8:24 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Marawi CityFri 7:24 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 8:24 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoFri 7:24 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
Cebu CityFri 7:24 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
BacolodFri 7:24 PM881 km547 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
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