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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 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 157° 58' 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"941.14 miwest0° 02' 23.3"2.74 minorth941.02 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.8"756.31 mieast0° 30' 54.8"35.44 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 AM918 km570 miles496 nmEast E
PalikirThu 12:14 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 11:14 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 1:14 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 10:14 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:14 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 1:14 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaWed 10:14 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayWed 2:14 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 1:14 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE

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