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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 14:04:00 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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 145° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.77 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.2 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' 57.5"940.92 miwest0° 02' 18.7"2.65 minorth940.81 mi
24 hours11° 40' 01.8"756.35 mieast0° 28' 59.1"33.23 minorth755.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 12:04 AM580 km361 miles313 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 12:04 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth S
ShizuokaWed 11:04 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaWed 11:04 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 11:04 PM1771 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 11:04 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 11:04 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 11:04 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 11:04 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokWed 11:04 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmSouthwest SW
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