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 14:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||121° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.54 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 29.5"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 36.2"||929.22 mi||west||0° 02' 29.0"||2.85 mi||north||929.08 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 28.7"||789.19 mi||east||0° 28' 57.2"||33.21 mi||north||788.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaohsiung||Fri 10:58 PM||140 km||87 miles||76 nm|| NW|
|Taichung||Fri 10:58 PM||240 km||149 miles||129 nm|| NNW|
|Hsinchu||Fri 10:58 PM||305 km||189 miles||165 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Fri 10:58 PM||332 km||206 miles||179 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Fri 10:58 PM||423 km||263 miles||229 nm|| NW|
|Foochow||Fri 10:58 PM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm|| NNW|
|Shantou||Fri 10:58 PM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm|| WNW|
|Baguio City||Fri 10:58 PM||630 km||392 miles||340 nm|| S|
|Kowloon||Fri 10:58 PM||728 km||453 miles||393 nm|| W|
|Shenzhen||Fri 10:58 PM||733 km||456 miles||396 nm|| W|
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