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 Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 12:16:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 33' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.4"||941.54 mi||west||0° 05' 10.3"||5.93 mi||north||941.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 32.7"||771.57 mi||east||1° 37' 14.9"||111.51 mi||north||775.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Thu 10:16 PM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm|| SSW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 10:16 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm|| SSW|
|Palikir||Thu 11:16 PM||1811 km||1125 miles||978 nm|| SE|
|Yokohama||Thu 9:16 PM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Thu 9:16 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| NNW|
|Wake Island||Fri 12:16 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm|| E|
|Shizuoka||Thu 9:16 PM||1906 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Thu 9:16 PM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| NNW|
|Sagamihara||Thu 9:16 PM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| NNW|
|Hamamatsu||Thu 9:16 PM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| NNW|
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