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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 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 109° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.9"948.87 miwest0° 04' 20.9"4.99 minorth948.67 mi
24 hours11° 32' 15.5"753.89 mieast1° 19' 26.5"91.08 minorth756.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouTue 11:46 PM119 km74 miles64 nmNortheast NE
Hai PhongTue 10:46 PM362 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếTue 10:46 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangTue 10:46 PM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NanningTue 11:46 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiTue 10:46 PM447 km278 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauTue 11:46 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
FoshanTue 11:46 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouTue 11:46 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongTue 11:46 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
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