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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 12:48:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 29.7"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 41.4"||929.88 mi||west||0° 02' 43.2"||3.12 mi||north||929.73 mi|
|24 hours||12° 16' 52.9"||787.96 mi||east||0° 34' 49.8"||39.94 mi||north||787.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hagåtña||Fri 10:48 PM||1282 km||797 miles||692 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Sat 12:48 AM||1455 km||904 miles||785 nm||E|
|Palikir||Fri 11:48 PM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||SSE|
|Yokohama||Fri 9:48 PM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm||NW|
|Kawasaki||Fri 9:48 PM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm||NW|
|Tokyo||Fri 9:48 PM||1994 km||1239 miles||1077 nm||NW|
|Nagoya||Fri 9:48 PM||2142 km||1331 miles||1157 nm||NW|
|Osaka||Fri 9:48 PM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm||NW|
|Kyoto||Fri 9:48 PM||2214 km||1376 miles||1196 nm||NW|
|Kobe||Fri 9:48 PM||2238 km||1390 miles||1208 nm||NW|
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