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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 21' ||North|
|Longitude: ||132° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.74 meters/second, 1493.1 km/hour, 927.7 miles/hour or 806.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.5"||15.46 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 37.8"||927.43 mi||west||0° 01' 37.7"||1.87 mi||north||927.35 mi|
|24 hours||12° 14' 54.6"||783.85 mi||east||0° 08' 14.4"||9.45 mi||north||783.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sun 1:18 AM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| NW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 1:18 AM||1037 km||645 miles||560 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Sun 12:18 AM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 1:18 AM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Sun 1:18 AM||1266 km||787 miles||684 nm|| N|
|Matsuyama||Sun 1:18 AM||1275 km||793 miles||689 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Sun 1:18 AM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm|| N|
|Hiroshima||Sun 1:18 AM||1335 km||829 miles||721 nm|| N|
|Foochow||Sun 12:18 AM||1369 km||850 miles||739 nm|| WNW|
|Kobe||Sun 1:18 AM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| N|
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