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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 21:40:00 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: 31%

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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 59' South, Longitude: 77° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.96 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.4"988.53 miwest0° 10' 41.3"12.24 minorth988.85 mi
24 hours12° 28' 07.3"851.93 mieast4° 25' 10.8"303.71 minorth908.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloSat 4:40 PM181 km112 miles98 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 4:40 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth S
LojaSat 4:40 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 4:40 PM723 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 4:40 PM789 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 4:40 PM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 4:40 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
CobijaSat 5:40 PM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 4:40 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmEast E
La PazSat 5:40 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmSoutheast SE

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