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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 15:06:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 15:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 41' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.8"||15.43 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||south||15.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 54.1"||925.27 mi||west||0° 00' 14.0"||0.27 mi||south||925.28 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 38.2"||798.35 mi||east||0° 37' 52.4"||43.44 mi||south||801.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sun 12:06 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm|| NW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 12:06 AM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Sat 11:06 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 12:06 AM||1140 km||708 miles||616 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Sun 12:06 AM||1237 km||769 miles||668 nm|| N|
|Matsuyama||Sun 12:06 AM||1256 km||780 miles||678 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Sun 12:06 AM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm|| N|
|Hiroshima||Sun 12:06 AM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm|| N|
|Foochow||Sat 11:06 PM||1316 km||818 miles||710 nm|| WNW|
|Kobe||Sun 12:06 AM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| NNE|
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