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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 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 157° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"941.13 miwest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 minorth941.01 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"756.31 mieast0° 30' 52.1"35.39 minorth755.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 1:14 AM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
PalikirThu 12:14 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 11:14 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 1:14 AM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 10:14 PM2428 km1508 miles1311 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:14 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 1:14 AM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaWed 10:14 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayWed 2:14 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 1:14 AM2681 km1666 miles1447 nmSoutheast SE

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