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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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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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' North, Longitude: 59° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.30 meters/second, 1491.5 km/hour, 926.8 miles/hour or 805.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.45 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 43.8"926.40 miwest0° 01' 46.4"2.04 misouth926.50 mi
24 hours12° 30' 29.2"800.39 mieast1° 14' 48.9"85.79 misouth808.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 12:18 AM590 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySun 12:18 AM611 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSun 12:18 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSun 12:18 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:18 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 12:18 AM670 km416 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 12:18 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSun 12:18 AM714 km444 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 12:18 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:18 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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