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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 141° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 57.1"940.83 miwest0° 02' 16.7"2.61 minorth940.72 mi
24 hours11° 40' 06.0"756.36 mieast0° 28' 12.8"32.35 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 12:24 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 12:24 AM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokWed 11:24 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuWed 11:24 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth N
ShizuokaWed 11:24 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N
OsakaWed 11:24 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaWed 11:24 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth N
KawasakiWed 11:24 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth N
KobeWed 11:24 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 11:24 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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