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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 19:48:00 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: 48%

Previous 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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 154° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"1001.62 miwest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 misouth1001.56 mi
24 hours11° 22' 55.9"784.25 mieast4° 01' 46.4"276.90 misouth828.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaThu 5:48 AM80 km50 miles43 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 5:48 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
GizoThu 6:48 AM456 km284 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 5:48 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 6:48 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 5:48 AM899 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 6:48 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 4:48 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest W
YarenThu 7:48 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 5:48 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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