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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 14:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 133° 53' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"925.20 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 misouth925.22 mi
24 hours12° 29' 36.2"798.26 mieast0° 37' 26.9"42.95 misouth801.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 11:58 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 11:58 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 11:58 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 11:58 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 11:58 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSat 10:58 PM1290 km801 miles696 nmWest-northwest WNW
HiroshimaSat 11:58 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
KobeSat 11:58 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 11:58 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
HimejiSat 11:58 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N

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