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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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:22:00 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: 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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 143° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.58 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.2"958.51 miwest0° 07' 24.1"8.48 minorth958.84 mi
24 hours13° 46' 13.7"915.86 mieast3° 23' 24.0"233.06 minorth952.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 2:22 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaiohaeThu 2:52 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownThu 4:22 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 2:22 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:22 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 1:22 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:22 PM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:22 PM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 1:22 PM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 7:22 PM3733 km2320 miles2016 nmEast-southeast ESE

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