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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 Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 16:18:00 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: 99%

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 Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 52' North, Longitude: 127° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.5 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.50 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.7"929.56 miwest0° 03' 10.7"3.65 misouth929.74 mi
24 hours12° 28' 14.4"800.73 mieast1° 47' 52.7"123.69 misouth815.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaMon 1:18 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
TaipeiMon 12:18 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
Taoyuan CityMon 12:18 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungMon 12:18 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityMon 12:18 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowMon 12:18 AM918 km571 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenMon 12:18 AM965 km599 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonMon 12:18 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaMon 12:18 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmSouthwest SW
ShantouMon 12:18 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W

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