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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 02:06:00 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 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' North, Longitude: 27° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.14 meters/second, 1490.9 km/hour, 926.4 miles/hour or 805.0 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.8"926.04 miwest0° 01' 31.0"1.74 misouth926.12 mi
24 hours12° 30' 35.9"800.17 mieast1° 08' 40.7"78.75 misouth807.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 1:06 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 1:06 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottSun 2:06 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 2:06 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 2:06 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnSun 2:06 AM1522 km945 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta DelgadaSun 1:06 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
BissauSun 2:06 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSoutheast SE
ConakrySun 2:06 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 2:06 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSoutheast SE

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