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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:52 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 02' North, Longitude: 133° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.66 meters/second, 1496.4 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 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' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 38.3"929.50 miwest0° 02' 34.7"2.96 minorth929.36 mi
24 hours12° 17' 51.4"788.73 mieast0° 31' 17.2"35.88 minorth788.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 11:06 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 11:06 PM1234 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 10:06 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatsuyamaFri 11:06 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 11:06 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 11:06 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaFri 11:06 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth N
KobeFri 11:06 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 11:06 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 11:06 PM1420 km883 miles767 nmNorth N
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