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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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Map notes

  • 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: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, 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 Latitude: 21° 58' North, Longitude: 152° 59' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.4"929.88 miwest0° 02' 43.2"3.12 minorth929.73 mi
24 hours12° 16' 52.9"787.96 mieast0° 34' 49.8"39.94 minorth787.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 10:48 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 12:48 AM1455 km904 miles785 nmEast E
PalikirFri 11:48 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaFri 9:48 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
KawasakiFri 9:48 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 9:48 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaFri 9:48 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 9:48 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoFri 9:48 PM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
KobeFri 9:48 PM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmNorthwest NW

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