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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.8"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 44.8"||926.04 mi||west||0° 01' 31.0"||1.74 mi||south||926.12 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 35.9"||800.17 mi||east||1° 08' 40.7"||78.75 mi||south||807.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 1:06 AM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm||SSE|
|Praia||Sun 1:06 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm||SSE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 2:06 AM||1278 km||794 miles||690 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 2:06 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm||SE|
|Banjul||Sun 2:06 AM||1509 km||938 miles||815 nm||SE|
|El Aaiún||Sun 2:06 AM||1522 km||945 miles||822 nm||ENE|
|Ponta Delgada||Sun 1:06 AM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm||N|
|Bissau||Sun 2:06 AM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm||SE|
|Conakry||Sun 2:06 AM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm||SE|
|Freetown||Sun 2:06 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1164 nm||SE|
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