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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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 08:58:00 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: 100%

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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 139° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.89 meters/second, 1490.0 km/hour, 925.8 miles/hour or 804.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.1"925.47 miwest0° 00' 28.6"0.55 minorth925.44 mi
24 hours12° 27' 58.0"796.62 mieast0° 20' 37.3"23.65 misouth797.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 10:58 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
San FranciscoSat 12:58 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:58 AM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 12:58 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSat 12:58 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaSat 12:58 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmEast-northeast ENE
SacramentoSat 12:58 AM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliSat 12:58 AM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasSat 12:58 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 1:58 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmEast-northeast ENE

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