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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 05:10:00 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: 80%

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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 24° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.48 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.9"994.16 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 misouth994.42 mi
24 hours10° 28' 14.7"714.87 mieast3° 42' 24.1"254.72 misouth761.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 4:10 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloSun 4:10 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
SerekundaSun 5:10 AM995 km618 miles537 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorSun 5:10 AM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 5:10 AM997 km620 miles538 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 5:10 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 5:10 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 5:10 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast E
FreetownSun 5:10 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 5:10 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmNortheast NE
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