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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 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° 17' 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' 13.6"2.56 minorth940.59 mi
24 hours11° 40' 12.6"756.38 mieast0° 26' 58.7"30.93 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 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiWed 10:56 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoWed 11:56 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
MelekeokWed 11:56 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 12:56 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonWed 10:56 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 10:56 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaWed 11:56 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
KitakyushuWed 11:56 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNorth N
KobeWed 11:56 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth N

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