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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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 132° 52' 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' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.71 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth937.72 mi
24 hours11° 41' 16.7"755.30 mieast0° 30' 52.9"35.41 misouth757.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 12:46 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
TaipeiThu 11:46 PM1250 km776 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoFri 12:46 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
QuezonThu 11:46 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmWest-southwest WSW
MatsuyamaFri 12:46 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 12:46 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
ManilaThu 11:46 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitakyushuFri 12:46 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
MelekeokFri 12:46 AM1497 km930 miles809 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 1:46 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-southeast ESE
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