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 9:52 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 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, 930.2 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"||929.87 mi||west||0° 02' 43.1"||3.12 mi||north||929.73 mi|
|24 hours||12° 16' 53.8"||787.97 mi||east||0° 34' 46.8"||39.89 mi||north||787.36 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||1263 km||785 miles||682 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Sat 12:48 AM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm||E|
|Palikir||Fri 11:48 PM||1766 km||1097 miles||954 nm||SSE|
|Yokohama||Fri 9:48 PM||1961 km||1218 miles||1059 nm||NW|
|Kawasaki||Fri 9:48 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||NW|
|Tokyo||Fri 9:48 PM||1977 km||1229 miles||1068 nm||NW|
|Sagamihara||Fri 9:48 PM||1988 km||1235 miles||1073 nm||NW|
|Nagoya||Fri 9:48 PM||2123 km||1319 miles||1146 nm||NW|
|Osaka||Fri 9:48 PM||2191 km||1362 miles||1183 nm||NW|
|Kyoto||Fri 9:48 PM||2194 km||1364 miles||1185 nm||NW|
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