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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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 133° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 56.7"940.70 miwest0° 02' 13.5"2.55 minorth940.59 mi
24 hours11° 40' 13.0"756.38 mieast0° 26' 56.1"30.89 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
KagoshimaWed 11:56 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
TaipeiWed 10:56 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoWed 11:56 PM1385 km860 miles748 nmNorth N
QuezonWed 10:56 PM1420 km883 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 10:56 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 11:56 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 12:56 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmEast-southeast ESE
FukuokaWed 11:56 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
KitakyushuWed 11:56 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
KobeWed 11:56 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth N

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