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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:52 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 33' North
Longitude: 148° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.4"925.28 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth925.28 mi
24 hours12° 29' 23.4"798.07 mieast0° 34' 41.5"39.79 misouth800.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 11:58 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 11:58 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSat 10:58 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 10:58 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 10:58 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 10:58 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 10:58 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 10:58 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSat 10:58 PM1771 km1101 miles957 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSat 10:58 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorthwest NW
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