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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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Map notes

  • 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: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 11:06 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaFri 11:06 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
KobeFri 11:06 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 11:06 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 11:06 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth N
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