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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 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 147° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.78 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"941.01 miwest0° 02' 19.2"2.66 minorth940.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 00.3"756.40 mieast0° 29' 15.1"33.54 minorth755.94 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 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 11:56 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaWed 10:56 PM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 10:56 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 10:56 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 10:56 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 10:56 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 10:56 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 12:56 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
NagoyaWed 10:56 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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