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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 00:48:00 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 Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' North, Longitude: 8° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.06 meters/second, 1490.6 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.5"925.85 miwest0° 01' 21.8"1.56 misouth925.93 mi
24 hours12° 30' 37.0"800.02 mieast1° 05' 02.5"74.59 misouth806.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 12:48 AM527 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraSun 12:48 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufSun 1:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth N
El AaiúnSun 12:48 AM706 km438 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 12:48 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
DakhlaSun 12:48 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
AgadirSun 12:48 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth N
NouadhibouSun 12:48 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
NouakchottSun 12:48 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Palmas (ES-Canary)Sun 12:48 AM942 km585 miles508 nmNorthwest NW

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