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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 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:

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"925.27 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 misouth925.28 mi
24 hours12° 29' 38.2"798.35 mieast0° 37' 52.4"43.44 misouth801.33 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 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaSun 12:06 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
TaipeiSat 11:06 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 12:06 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 12:06 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaSun 12:06 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 12:06 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorth N
HiroshimaSun 12:06 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
FoochowSat 11:06 PM1316 km818 miles710 nmWest-northwest WNW
KobeSun 12:06 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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