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 15:08:00 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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 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:
|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' 53.9"||925.27 mi||west||0° 00' 14.2"||0.27 mi||south||925.28 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 38.6"||798.35 mi||east||0° 37' 58.1"||43.55 mi||south||801.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sun 12:08 AM||538 km||334 miles||290 nm|| NW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 12:08 AM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Sat 11:08 PM||1025 km||637 miles||553 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 12:08 AM||1137 km||707 miles||614 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Sun 12:08 AM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Sun 12:08 AM||1255 km||780 miles||677 nm|| N|
|Matsuyama||Sun 12:08 AM||1261 km||783 miles||681 nm|| N|
|Foochow||Sat 11:08 PM||1264 km||785 miles||682 nm|| WNW|
|Hiroshima||Sun 12:08 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Sat 11:08 PM||1357 km||843 miles||732 nm|| WNW|
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