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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 15:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 131° 57' 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' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.1"925.20 miWest0° 00' 13.9"0.26 miSouth925.22 mi
24 hours12° 29' 38.0"798.29 miEast0° 37' 49.3"43.38 miSouth801.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaSun 12:06 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaSun 12:06 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
TaipeiSat 11:06 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 12:06 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 12:06 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaSun 12:06 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 12:06 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSun 12:06 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
FoochowSat 11:06 PM1342 km834 miles724 nmWest-northwest WNW
KobeSun 12:06 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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