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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 14:36:00 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: 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 149° 48' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.8"937.70 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 24.4"755.43 mieast0° 28' 10.1"32.30 misouth757.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 12:36 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 12:36 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 2:36 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast E
PalikirFri 1:36 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaThu 11:36 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiThu 11:36 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 11:36 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaThu 11:36 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 11:36 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuThu 11:36 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorthwest NW

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