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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: 99%

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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 117° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.42 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"949.10 miwest0° 04' 23.6"5.04 minorth948.90 mi
24 hours11° 32' 01.1"753.80 mieast1° 20' 34.2"92.37 minorth756.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonTue 11:14 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongTue 11:14 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouTue 11:14 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
Baguio CityTue 11:14 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
ShenzhenTue 11:14 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
MacauTue 11:14 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CityTue 11:14 PM547 km340 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
KaohsiungTue 11:14 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
MabalacatTue 11:14 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
AngelesTue 11:14 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE

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