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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: 97%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 179° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 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' 30.7"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.6"940.49 miwest0° 02' 15.7"2.59 misouth940.61 mi
24 hours348° 23' 55.1"751.84 miwest1° 20' 10.9"91.93 misouth760.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 2:20 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSat 1:20 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:20 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 1:20 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 1:20 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 3:20 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:20 AM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 12:20 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 1:20 AM3210 km1995 miles1733 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 3:20 AM3245 km2017 miles1752 nmSoutheast SE
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