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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 23:12:00 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: 13%

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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 126° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.23 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.2"957.74 miwest0° 07' 16.6"8.34 minorth958.07 mi
24 hours13° 48' 19.4"917.53 mieast3° 20' 54.4"230.21 minorth952.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 3:12 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:12 PM2165 km1346 miles1169 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 1:12 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM3530 km2194 miles1906 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM3913 km2431 miles2113 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM4590 km2852 miles2478 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM4847 km3012 miles2617 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 5:12 PM4953 km3078 miles2675 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:12 PM5131 km3188 miles2771 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 5:12 PM5229 km3249 miles2823 nmNortheast NE

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