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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 22:18:00 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: 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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' North, Longitude: 27° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.93 meters/second, 1490.1 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.3"925.56 miwest0° 01' 04.3"1.23 misouth925.62 mi
24 hours12° 30' 33.2"799.68 mieast0° 58' 02.4"66.56 misouth805.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kharga OasisSun 12:18 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNortheast NE
KufraSun 12:18 AM488 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
AswanSun 12:18 AM562 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuxorSun 12:18 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
AsyutSun 12:18 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HurghadaSun 12:18 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNortheast NE
FadaSat 11:18 PM868 km539 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahSun 12:18 AM905 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoSun 12:18 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumSun 1:18 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
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