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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 5:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, December 24, 2011 at 6:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 60° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.16 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.9"930.56 miWest0° 05' 29.9"6.31 miSouth930.30 mi
24 hours14° 39' 56.1"947.99 miEast1° 30' 15.4"103.50 miSouth948.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 9:28 AM301 km187 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 9:28 AM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 9:28 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 8:28 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 9:28 AM1889 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 11:28 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 8:28 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:28 AM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamThu 8:28 AM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 7:28 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmWest-southwest WSW

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