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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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 96%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 117° 57' 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"941.52 miwest0° 02' 39.9"3.06 misouth941.66 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.5"750.92 mieast1° 29' 35.9"102.72 misouth761.41 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 AM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaohsiungSat 1:36 AM397 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
KowloonSat 1:36 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSat 1:36 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSat 1:36 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
ShenzhenSat 1:36 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
MacauSat 1:36 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungSat 1:36 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CitySat 1:36 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuangzhouSat 1:36 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
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