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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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 137° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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"0.04 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"940.84 miwest0° 02' 15.5"2.59 minorth940.73 mi
24 hours11° 40' 08.7"756.42 mieast0° 27' 42.5"31.77 minorth755.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 12:36 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaThu 12:36 AM1066 km662 miles576 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaWed 11:36 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokWed 11:36 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoWed 11:36 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 11:36 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmNorth N
OsakaWed 11:36 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth N
KobeWed 11:36 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth N
ShizuokaWed 11:36 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
KyotoWed 11:36 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth N
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