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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 16:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 116° 59' 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' 52.9"925.21 miwest0° 00' 21.0"0.40 misouth925.23 mi
24 hours12° 29' 49.9"798.52 mieast0° 40' 43.6"46.70 misouth801.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSun 12:08 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northwest NNW
XiamenSun 12:08 AM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonSun 12:08 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest W
ShenzhenSun 12:08 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
Hong KongSun 12:08 AM290 km180 miles157 nmWest W
MacauSun 12:08 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
KaohsiungSun 12:08 AM360 km224 miles194 nmEast E
GuangzhouSun 12:08 AM388 km241 miles209 nmWest W
FoshanSun 12:08 AM400 km249 miles216 nmWest W
TaichungSun 12:08 AM416 km258 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
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