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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: 100%

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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.36 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"944.48 miwest0° 03' 22.6"3.87 minorth944.32 mi
24 hours11° 36' 44.6"755.47 mieast0° 55' 15.4"63.35 minorth755.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownTue 10:36 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 10:36 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 10:36 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauTue 10:36 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 10:36 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesTue 10:36 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 10:36 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest W
KingstownTue 10:36 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 11:36 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sTue 10:36 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
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