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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 23:42:00 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 148° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 14.9"944.39 miwest0° 04' 27.8"5.12 minorth944.61 mi
24 hours14° 26' 51.1"948.33 mieast2° 21' 24.7"162.08 minorth968.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 1:42 PM162 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 1:42 PM1238 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 3:42 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 12:42 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 1:42 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:42 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:42 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:42 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 12:42 PM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:42 AM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmWest-northwest WNW
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