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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 Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 00:22:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 172° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.7"937.63 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 minorth937.69 mi
24 hours14° 51' 11.2"968.64 mieast1° 07' 57.1"77.90 minorth975.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuWed 1:22 PM156 km97 miles84 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiWed 1:22 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 1:22 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast E
NukualofaWed 1:22 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoTue 1:22 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 2:22 PM634 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:22 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
Labasa *Wed 1:22 PM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Wed 1:22 PM939 km583 miles507 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:22 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
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