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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: 96%

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 Monday, November 26, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 120° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.26 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.1"962.21 miwest0° 06' 26.9"7.39 minorth961.97 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.2"747.91 mieast2° 12' 42.2"152.11 minorth758.76 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 10:14 PM49 km30 miles26 nmSouth S
Tarlac CityMon 10:14 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth S
MabalacatMon 10:14 PM182 km113 miles99 nmSouth S
AngelesMon 10:14 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth S
OlongapoMon 10:14 PM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth S
QuezonMon 10:14 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth S
ManilaMon 10:14 PM251 km156 miles136 nmSouth S
MakatiMon 10:14 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
KaohsiungMon 10:14 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
BacolodMon 10:14 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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