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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 Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 03:50:00 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: 34%

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 Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 166° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.3"991.84 miwest0° 10' 55.1"12.51 minorth992.13 mi
24 hours12° 19' 19.4"844.32 mieast4° 28' 36.6"307.63 minorth902.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 4:50 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 4:50 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 4:50 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 5:50 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 5:50 PM875 km544 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 4:50 PM1281 km796 miles691 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 3:50 PM1392 km865 miles751 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 5:50 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSun 3:50 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 5:50 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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