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 Friday, December 9, 2011 at 06:48:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||120° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.87 meters/second, 1500.7 km/hour, 932.5 miles/hour or 810.3 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' 29.9"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.3"||932.21 mi||west||0° 03' 20.10"||3.84 mi||north||932.04 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 03.5"||784.54 mi||east||0° 50' 41.4"||58.13 mi||north||784.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Thu 11:48 PM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm|| NE|
|Tijuana||Thu 10:48 PM||1247 km||775 miles||674 nm|| NNE|
|San Diego||Thu 10:48 PM||1264 km||785 miles||682 nm|| NNE|
|Mexicali||Thu 10:48 PM||1307 km||812 miles||706 nm|| NNE|
|Long Beach||Thu 10:48 PM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm|| N|
|Los Angeles||Thu 10:48 PM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| N|
|Mazatlan||Thu 11:48 PM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| E|
|Phoenix||Thu 11:48 PM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm|| NNE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 10:48 PM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm|| NNE|
|San Jose (USA)||Thu 10:48 PM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| N|
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