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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 11:40:00 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: 3%

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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 19° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"957.27 miwest0° 06' 43.1"7.70 misouth957.03 mi
24 hours14° 10' 11.9"940.40 mieast2° 10' 48.4"149.93 misouth946.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:40 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast E
RecifeSun 8:40 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 8:40 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 8:40 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:40 AM2626 km1631 miles1418 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 11:40 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 11:40 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 11:40 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 11:40 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 11:40 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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