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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 14:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 139° 12' 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.7"925.21 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth925.22 mi
24 hours12° 29' 31.5"798.17 mieast0° 36' 25.2"41.77 misouth800.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 12:36 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaSat 11:36 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuSat 11:36 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 11:36 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 11:36 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 11:36 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSat 11:36 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 11:36 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSat 11:36 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
KyotoSat 11:36 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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