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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 17:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 147° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 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' 30.7"988.72 miwest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 misouth989.00 mi
24 hours10° 31' 14.4"714.53 mieast3° 31' 41.2"242.47 misouth758.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 3:20 AM413 km256 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanSun 3:20 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirSun 4:20 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 2:20 AM1470 km913 miles793 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 2:20 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 2:20 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 5:20 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 3:20 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth S
YarenSun 5:20 AM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSun 5:20 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmEast E

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