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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 Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 03:40:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 07' North, Longitude: 140° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.5"1003.68 miwest0° 11' 13.1"12.85 minorth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 35' 18.0"801.42 mieast4° 22' 33.0"300.67 minorth854.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 5:40 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 5:40 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 5:40 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 7:40 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 5:40 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 4:40 PM3625 km2253 miles1958 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 5:40 PM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 4:40 PM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 3:40 PM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmWest W
Los AngelesMon 7:40 PM4306 km2676 miles2325 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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