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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.

December Solstice 2011

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: 9%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, 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 Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 60° 19' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.7"930.60 miwest0° 05' 29.7"6.30 misouth930.34 mi
24 hours14° 39' 57.5"948.06 mieast1° 30' 07.7"103.36 misouth948.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 9:29 AM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 9:29 AM506 km315 miles273 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 8:29 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 9:29 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 11:29 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 8:29 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:29 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamThu 8:29 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 7:29 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 7:29 AM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmWest W
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