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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: 92%
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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 55' North
Longitude: 143° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.7"950.31 miwest0° 04' 46.6"5.48 misouth950.55 mi
24 hours11° 24' 00.7"746.15 mieast2° 18' 09.2"158.36 misouth767.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 2:36 AM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guam (Hagåtña)Sun 2:36 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth S
MelekeokSun 1:36 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuSun 1:36 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 1:36 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSun 1:36 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 1:36 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSun 1:36 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 1:36 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 1:36 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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