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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 11:24:00 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 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' South, Longitude: 28° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.26 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.8"939.84 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 minorth939.98 mi
24 hours14° 42' 01.1"960.75 mieast1° 44' 04.7"119.30 minorth972.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoWed 1:24 PM114 km71 miles61 nmSouth S
GweruWed 1:24 PM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownWed 1:24 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoWed 1:24 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaWed 1:24 PM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareWed 1:24 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeroweWed 1:24 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LusakaWed 1:24 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth N
MutareWed 1:24 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
KabweWed 1:24 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
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