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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 1, 2013 at 00:40:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 139° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.7"964.63 miwest0° 07' 44.4"8.87 misouth964.38 mi
24 hours13° 49' 28.5"923.52 mieast2° 39' 17.7"182.56 misouth935.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 10:40 AM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekSun 10:10 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 10:10 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 10:40 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 10:10 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 9:40 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
ManokwariSun 9:40 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 9:40 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 10:40 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaSun 9:25 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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