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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 3:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 119° 24' 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' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 53.0"925.21 miWest0° 00' 19.9"0.38 miSouth925.23 mi
24 hours12° 29' 48.0"798.49 miEast0° 40' 15.5"46.17 miSouth801.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 11:58 PM121 km75 miles65 nmEast-northeast ENE
TaichungSat 11:58 PM220 km136 miles119 nmNortheast NE
XiamenSat 11:58 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 11:58 PM294 km182 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuSat 11:58 PM297 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CitySat 11:58 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
TaipeiSat 11:58 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNortheast NE
FoochowSat 11:58 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
KowloonSat 11:58 PM531 km330 miles287 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 11:58 PM538 km335 miles291 nmWest W

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