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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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 141° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.6"944.18 miwest0° 04' 24.1"5.05 minorth944.39 mi
24 hours14° 27' 30.6"948.86 mieast2° 20' 03.9"160.53 minorth968.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 1:14 PM847 km526 miles457 nmWest W
Gambier IslandsWed 2:14 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 3:14 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaWed 1:14 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:14 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:14 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:14 PM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:14 PM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Wed 6:14 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:14 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest W
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