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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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 128° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 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' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"940.63 miwest0° 02' 12.0"2.52 minorth940.52 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.4"756.39 mieast0° 26' 17.0"30.14 minorth755.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaThu 12:14 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiWed 11:14 PM914 km568 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungWed 11:14 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityWed 11:14 PM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonWed 11:14 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaWed 11:14 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowWed 11:14 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenWed 11:14 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaThu 12:14 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
ShantouWed 11:14 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest-northwest WNW

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