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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 12:48:00 AM.

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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 phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' North, Longitude: 20° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.40 meters/second, 1491.9 km/hour, 927.0 miles/hour or 805.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"15.45 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.7"926.62 miWest0° 01' 24.2"1.61 miNorth926.54 mi
24 hours12° 24' 29.5"793.70 miEast0° 02' 06.8"2.42 miNorth793.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 12:48 AM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSat 12:48 AM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaFri 11:48 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottSat 12:48 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloFri 11:48 PM744 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorSat 12:48 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
Las PalmasSat 12:48 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
RossoSat 12:48 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 11:48 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarSat 12:48 AM931 km578 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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