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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 7:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM144 km90 miles78 nmSouthwest SW
NatalWed 4:48 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 4:48 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 4:48 AM791 km491 miles427 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 4:48 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 4:48 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmWest W
PraiaWed 6:48 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 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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