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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 02:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 23' North, Longitude: 39° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.20 meters/second, 1491.1 km/hour, 926.5 miles/hour or 805.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.44 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.3"926.17 miwest0° 01' 37.1"1.86 misouth926.26 mi
24 hours12° 30' 33.9"800.27 mieast1° 11' 05.9"81.53 misouth807.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 1:58 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSun 1:58 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
BridgetownSat 10:58 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 11:58 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 10:58 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 10:58 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 10:58 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 10:58 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 10:58 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 10:58 PM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmWest W
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