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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 14:46:00 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
This phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 135° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"940.74 miwest0° 02' 14.7"2.57 minorth940.63 mi
24 hours11° 40' 10.6"756.38 mieast0° 27' 22.0"31.38 minorth755.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 12:46 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaWed 11:46 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokWed 11:46 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmSouth S
KumamotoWed 11:46 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiWed 10:46 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaWed 11:46 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuWed 11:46 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaWed 11:46 PM1573 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
KobeWed 11:46 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
HamamatsuWed 11:46 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth N

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