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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 phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 136° 02' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.3"925.20 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth925.22 mi
24 hours12° 29' 34.3"798.22 mieast0° 37' 01.9"42.47 misouth801.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 11:48 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 11:48 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 11:48 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 11:48 PM1344 km835 miles725 nmNorth N
KobeSat 11:48 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 11:48 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 11:48 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaSat 11:48 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 11:48 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth N
HagåtñaSun 12:48 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmSoutheast SE

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