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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 112° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.3"961.90 miwest0° 06' 24.4"7.35 minorth961.66 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.6"748.06 mieast2° 11' 39.5"150.91 minorth758.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouMon 10:46 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
Da NangMon 9:46 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest W
HuếMon 9:46 PM567 km352 miles306 nmWest W
MacauMon 10:46 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
Hong KongMon 10:46 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonMon 10:46 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenMon 10:46 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nha TrangMon 9:46 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
FoshanMon 10:46 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
GuangzhouMon 10:46 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N

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