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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 17:40:00 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: 2%

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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 105° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.38 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.4"953.50 miwest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 misouth953.27 mi
24 hours14° 20' 22.3"948.43 mieast1° 53' 47.1"130.42 misouth952.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 9:40 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 12:40 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:40 PM3505 km2178 miles1893 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 11:40 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 11:40 AM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM3866 km2403 miles2088 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 11:40 AM3872 km2406 miles2091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM3935 km2445 miles2125 nmSoutheast SE

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