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.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 14:06:00 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%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.7"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 38.2"||929.50 mi||west||0° 02' 34.7"||2.96 mi||north||929.36 mi|
|24 hours||12° 17' 51.4"||788.73 mi||east||0° 31' 17.3"||35.88 mi||north||788.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kagoshima||Fri 11:06 PM||1109 km||689 miles||599 nm|| NNW|
|Kumamoto||Fri 11:06 PM||1234 km||766 miles||666 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Fri 10:06 PM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| WNW|
|Matsuyama||Fri 11:06 PM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Fri 11:06 PM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm|| NNW|
|Kitakyushu||Fri 11:06 PM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm|| NNW|
|Hiroshima||Fri 11:06 PM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm|| N|
|Kobe||Fri 11:06 PM||1408 km||875 miles||760 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Fri 11:06 PM||1409 km||876 miles||761 nm|| N|
|Himeji||Fri 11:06 PM||1420 km||883 miles||767 nm|| N|
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