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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 12:48:00 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: 51%

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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 104° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 34.9"1003.67 miwest0° 10' 20.2"11.84 misouth1003.63 mi
24 hours11° 12' 52.1"773.96 mieast4° 04' 48.0"280.36 misouth820.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:48 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 6:48 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:48 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:48 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 7:48 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityWed 6:48 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 6:48 AM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 6:48 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 6:48 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 7:48 AM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmEast E

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