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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 23:42:00 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: 22%

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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 120° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.75 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 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 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.4"974.60 miwest0° 09' 27.2"10.83 minorth974.96 mi
24 hours13° 04' 00.8"881.87 mieast4° 03' 36.7"279.06 minorth930.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:42 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 6:42 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 1:42 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:42 PM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 5:42 PM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:42 PM4319 km2683 miles2332 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 1:42 PM4418 km2745 miles2385 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaFri 5:42 PM4442 km2760 miles2398 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:42 PM4487 km2788 miles2423 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 5:42 PM4637 km2881 miles2504 nmNortheast NE
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