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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 Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 00:32:00 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 Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' South, Longitude: 132° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.1"975.17 miwest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 minorth975.53 mi
24 hours13° 02' 33.1"880.67 mieast4° 04' 42.6"280.32 minorth930.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:02 PM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 4:32 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 2:32 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:32 PM2872 km1784 miles1550 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 2:32 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 2:32 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:32 PM4103 km2550 miles2216 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:32 PM4284 km2662 miles2313 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:32 PM4294 km2668 miles2319 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:32 PM4672 km2903 miles2523 nmWest-southwest WSW

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