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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 25, 2013 at 01:48:00 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: 55%

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 Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 55° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.72 meters/second, 1619.0 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.5"1005.89 miwest0° 10' 21.6"11.86 misouth1005.91 mi
24 hours10° 59' 07.1"759.42 mieast4° 07' 37.1"283.57 misouth809.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 5:48 AM297 km185 miles160 nmSouth S
MogadishuWed 4:48 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniWed 4:48 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamWed 4:48 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaWed 7:48 AM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisWed 5:48 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmSouth S
AdenWed 4:48 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 4:48 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 6:48 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoWed 4:48 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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