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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 22:32:00 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: 6%

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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 131° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.05 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 11.9"943.87 miwest0° 04' 18.4"4.94 minorth944.08 mi
24 hours14° 28' 28.9"949.65 mieast2° 18' 01.9"158.21 minorth968.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 1:32 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 2:32 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 12:32 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:32 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:32 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:32 PM3611 km2244 miles1950 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 11:32 AM4037 km2509 miles2180 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:32 PM4323 km2686 miles2334 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:32 AM4395 km2731 miles2373 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:32 AM4568 km2839 miles2467 nmWest W
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