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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 14:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 143° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"940.88 miwest0° 02' 17.6"2.63 minorth940.76 mi
24 hours11° 40' 03.8"756.36 mieast0° 28' 36.0"32.79 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 12:14 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 12:14 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth S
HamamatsuWed 11:14 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 11:14 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaWed 11:14 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 11:14 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokWed 11:14 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
SagamiharaWed 11:14 PM1723 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 11:14 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 11:14 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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