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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 4:18:00 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 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 07' North, Longitude: 102° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.35 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.49 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.3"928.74 miWest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 miNorth928.62 mi
24 hours12° 19' 23.7"789.81 miEast0° 25' 23.8"29.13 miNorth789.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangFri 11:18 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Xam NeuaFri 11:18 PM266 km165 miles143 nmSoutheast SE
KunmingSat 12:18 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth N
HanoiFri 11:18 PM392 km243 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
VientianeFri 11:18 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
Hai PhongFri 11:18 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiFri 11:18 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
Udon ThaniFri 11:18 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth S
NanningSat 12:18 AM629 km391 miles339 nmEast E
Khon KaenFri 11:18 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S

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