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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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 16' North
Longitude: 151° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"942.17 miwest0° 02' 42.7"3.11 minorth942.04 mi
24 hours11° 38' 59.4"756.17 mieast0° 38' 51.5"44.56 minorth755.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 11:46 PM331 km205 miles179 nmWest W
WailukuTue 11:46 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 11:46 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:46 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoWed 1:46 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 9:46 PM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 1:46 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 10:46 PM3897 km2421 miles2104 nmSouthwest SW
UnalaskaWed 12:46 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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