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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 9, 2011 at 12:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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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