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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 13:48:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM
This phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 118° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.9"1003.40 miwest0° 10' 19.9"11.83 misouth1003.37 mi
24 hours11° 14' 14.7"775.38 mieast4° 04' 25.6"279.93 misouth821.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 5:48 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 8:48 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:48 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 7:48 AM3366 km2092 miles1817 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 3:48 AM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaWed 7:48 AM3731 km2318 miles2014 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:48 AM3756 km2334 miles2028 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 7:48 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 7:48 AM4012 km2493 miles2166 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 7:48 AM4012 km2493 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
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