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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: 99%

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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 168° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"937.71 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.5"755.57 mieast0° 25' 13.3"28.92 misouth757.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 1:20 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 1:20 AM1559 km968 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 2:20 AM1670 km1037 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:20 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 1:20 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 1:20 AM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 11:20 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 1:20 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 10:20 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 1:20 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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