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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 12:58:00 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 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 162° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.79 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 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' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.7"925.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth925.24 mi
24 hours12° 29' 08.7"797.76 mieast0° 31' 50.0"36.51 misouth800.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 12:58 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:58 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 12:58 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 1:58 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 10:58 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:58 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:58 AM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
TokyoSat 9:58 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorthwest NW
Yuzhno-SakhalinskSat 11:58 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:58 AM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmSoutheast SE

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