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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 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' North, Longitude: 152° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.3"988.56 miwest0° 08' 18.7"9.52 misouth988.84 mi
24 hours10° 31' 21.2"714.55 mieast3° 31' 21.6"242.10 misouth758.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSun 4:00 AM779 km484 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanSun 3:00 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaSun 3:00 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSun 5:00 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 2:00 AM1979 km1230 miles1068 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSun 2:00 AM1990 km1237 miles1074 nmWest W
YarenSun 5:00 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 5:00 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 3:00 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 4:00 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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