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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 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 64° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.17 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.2"944.05 miwest0° 03' 16.1"3.75 minorth943.90 mi
24 hours11° 37' 09.4"755.60 mieast0° 52' 34.1"60.27 minorth755.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Road TownTue 11:46 PM171 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
Charlotte AmalieTue 11:46 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSouth S
Cruz BayTue 11:46 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
San JuanTue 11:46 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouthwest SW
CaguasTue 11:46 PM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChristianstedTue 11:46 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
The ValleyTue 11:46 PM270 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
MarigotTue 11:46 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
PonceTue 11:46 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
MayagüezTue 11:46 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW

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