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.
December Solstice 2011
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 Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:29:00 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: 9%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Saturday, December 24, 2011 at 6:06 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:29:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.15 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 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' 23.7"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 44.7"||930.60 mi||west||0° 05' 29.7"||6.30 mi||south||930.34 mi|
|24 hours||14° 39' 57.5"||948.06 mi||east||1° 30' 07.7"||103.36 mi||south||948.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Thu 9:29 AM||304 km||189 miles||164 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 9:29 AM||506 km||315 miles||273 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Thu 8:29 AM||1357 km||843 miles||733 nm||W|
|Victoria||Thu 9:29 AM||1873 km||1164 miles||1011 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 11:29 AM||1985 km||1233 miles||1072 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Thu 8:29 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Thu 10:29 AM||2507 km||1558 miles||1354 nm||SE|
|Dar es Salaam||Thu 8:29 AM||2748 km||1707 miles||1484 nm||WNW|
|Maputo||Thu 7:29 AM||2884 km||1792 miles||1557 nm||WSW|
|Lilongwe||Thu 7:29 AM||2917 km||1812 miles||1575 nm||W|
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