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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 13:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 147° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.79 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"940.95 miwest0° 02' 19.3"2.66 minorth940.84 mi
24 hours11° 40' 00.0"756.34 mieast0° 29' 17.7"33.59 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 11:56 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 11:56 PM836 km520 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaWed 10:56 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 10:56 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 10:56 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 10:56 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 10:56 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 12:56 AM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmSoutheast SE
SagamiharaWed 10:56 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 10:56 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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