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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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 149° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.80 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 57.6"940.99 miwest0° 02' 20.1"2.68 minorth940.88 mi
24 hours11° 39' 58.1"756.34 mieast0° 29' 38.2"33.98 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
SaipanWed 11:46 PM731 km454 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 11:46 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 12:46 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 1:46 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
YokohamaWed 10:46 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 10:46 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 10:46 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 10:46 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 10:46 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 10:46 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorthwest NW

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