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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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 153° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.6 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.5"942.08 miwest0° 02' 42.3"3.10 minorth941.95 mi
24 hours11° 39' 00.8"756.12 mieast0° 38' 40.3"44.34 minorth755.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 11:52 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuTue 11:52 PM355 km220 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluTue 11:52 PM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:52 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:52 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 9:52 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 1:52 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 1:52 AM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 10:52 PM3829 km2379 miles2067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UnalaskaWed 12:52 AM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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