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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 17, 2013 at 09:28:00 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: 100%

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 17, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 142° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"946.18 miwest0° 00' 50.0"0.96 misouth946.22 mi
24 hours11° 37' 55.7"758.52 mieast0° 44' 50.5"51.41 misouth761.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:28 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 11:28 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 1:28 AM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 1:28 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 1:28 AM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:28 AM3392 km2108 miles1831 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 2:28 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleTue 1:28 AM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwayMon 10:28 PM3633 km2258 miles1962 nmWest-northwest WNW
VancouverTue 1:28 AM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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