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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 23:22:00 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

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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 143° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 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' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.0"944.24 miwest0° 04' 25.1"5.07 minorth944.45 mi
24 hours14° 27' 19.3"948.71 mieast2° 20' 27.0"160.98 minorth968.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 1:22 PM646 km401 miles349 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 3:22 PM1572 km976 miles849 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 1:22 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:22 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:22 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM3059 km1900 miles1651 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:22 PM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:22 PM3326 km2066 miles1796 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 6:22 PM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 12:22 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmWest W
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