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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 07:48:00 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: 53%

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 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 00' South, Longitude: 31° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.2"1004.83 miwest0° 10' 21.5"11.86 misouth1004.82 mi
24 hours11° 06' 18.2"767.10 mieast4° 06' 21.8"282.14 misouth815.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 5:48 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
NatalWed 4:48 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 4:48 AM681 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 4:48 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 4:48 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 4:48 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
PraiaWed 6:48 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Wed 5:48 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownWed 7:48 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 7:48 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNortheast NE
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