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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:22:00 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: 12%

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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 114° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.99 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.7"957.19 miwest0° 07' 11.3"8.24 minorth957.52 mi
24 hours13° 49' 48.9"918.72 mieast3° 19' 05.8"228.14 minorth953.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 5:22 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 2:22 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 4:22 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 12:22 PM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmWest W
LimaThu 5:22 PM4084 km2538 miles2205 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 4:22 PM4292 km2667 miles2318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 4:22 PM4320 km2684 miles2333 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 4:22 PM4335 km2694 miles2341 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 5:22 PM4346 km2700 miles2347 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 4:22 PM4430 km2752 miles2392 nmNortheast NE
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