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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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 01:22:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 01:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 157° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.01 meters/second, 1512.0 km/hour, 939.5 miles/hour or 816.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.8"939.24 miwest0° 02' 06.4"2.42 misouth939.14 mi
24 hours14° 53' 46.3"972.67 mieast0° 11' 08.5"12.77 misouth972.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaTue 12:22 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneTue 11:22 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaTue 12:22 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 12:22 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsTue 11:22 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 11:22 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 12:22 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Tue 12:22 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Tue 2:22 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast E
YarenTue 1:22 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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