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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 12:48:00 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: 99%

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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 02' North, Longitude: 177° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.21 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.1"928.44 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 misouth928.60 mi
24 hours347° 30' 49.7"800.77 miwest1° 38' 19.6"112.75 misouth813.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 1:48 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNortheast NE
Wake IslandMon 12:48 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 12:48 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 12:48 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 12:48 AM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 2:48 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmEast E
PalikirSun 11:48 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 12:48 AM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakSun 2:48 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 12:48 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmSouth S

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