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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: 96%

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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 117° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.03 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.4"941.59 miwest0° 02' 40.0"3.06 misouth941.73 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.2"750.97 mieast1° 29' 38.3"102.77 misouth761.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSat 1:36 AM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaohsiungSat 1:36 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
KowloonSat 1:36 AM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSat 1:36 AM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenSat 1:36 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSat 1:36 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
MacauSat 1:36 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungSat 1:36 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNortheast NE
Baguio CitySat 1:36 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
GuangzhouSat 1:36 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
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