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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 23:02:00 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: 21%

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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 110° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.54 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.2"974.14 miwest0° 09' 24.3"10.78 minorth974.50 mi
24 hours13° 05' 11.5"882.83 mieast4° 02' 42.9"278.04 minorth931.59 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 *Fri 6:02 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 3:02 PM2470 km1535 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:02 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 6:02 PM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 5:02 PM3743 km2326 miles2021 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:02 PM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 5:02 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 6:02 PM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 5:02 PM3841 km2386 miles2074 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 5:02 PM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmNortheast NE
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