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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 118° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"940.52 miwest0° 02' 07.8"2.44 minorth940.41 mi
24 hours11° 40' 24.8"756.47 mieast0° 24' 37.1"28.23 minorth755.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 11:56 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
ShantouWed 11:56 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
XiamenWed 11:56 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
TaichungWed 11:56 PM460 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonWed 11:56 PM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongWed 11:56 PM490 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenWed 11:56 PM503 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityWed 11:56 PM505 km314 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HsinchuWed 11:56 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MacauWed 11:56 PM547 km340 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
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