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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: 94%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 26, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 65° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"969.40 miwest0° 07' 19.5"8.40 minorth969.15 mi
24 hours11° 09' 59.2"744.54 mieast2° 35' 22.4"178.08 minorth760.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChristianstedSun 10:14 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaguasSun 10:14 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PonceSun 10:14 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Charlotte AmalieSun 10:14 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth N
Road TownSun 10:14 PM332 km207 miles179 nmNorth N
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 10:14 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
San JuanSun 10:14 PM345 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BradesSun 10:14 PM351 km218 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
MarigotSun 10:14 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
MayagüezSun 10:14 PM366 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
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