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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 Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 04:40:00 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: 67%

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 Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' North, Longitude: 143° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"999.51 miwest0° 10' 31.0"12.04 minorth999.43 mi
24 hours11° 28' 53.7"790.32 mieast4° 00' 23.9"275.34 minorth833.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:40 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 6:40 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 6:40 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 6:40 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 5:40 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 8:40 PM3683 km2289 miles1989 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 4:40 PM3749 km2330 miles2025 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 6:40 PM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 5:40 PM4009 km2491 miles2164 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesTue 8:40 PM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmNortheast NE
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