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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 15:06:00 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 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 15:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 130° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 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' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"940.66 miwest0° 02' 12.7"2.54 minorth940.55 mi
24 hours11° 40' 14.7"756.39 mieast0° 26' 35.6"30.49 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
TaipeiWed 11:06 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonWed 11:06 PM1221 km759 miles660 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaThu 12:06 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth N
ManilaWed 11:06 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowWed 11:06 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoThu 12:06 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
XiamenWed 11:06 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaThu 12:06 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
KitakyushuThu 12:06 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
MelekeokThu 12:06 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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