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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 2:06:00 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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 02' North, Longitude: 134° 08' 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"929.44 miWest0° 02' 34.7"2.96 miNorth929.30 mi
24 hours12° 17' 50.6"788.66 miEast0° 31' 20.2"35.94 miNorth788.02 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 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 11:06 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 11:06 PM1316 km818 miles710 nmNorth N
TaipeiFri 10:06 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaFri 11:06 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 11:06 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaFri 11:06 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
KobeFri 11:06 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 11:06 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 11:06 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth N

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