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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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 28%

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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.5"978.03 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 misouth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 50' 24.0"867.14 mieast3° 12' 58.1"221.11 misouth889.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 7:40 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 7:40 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 6:40 AM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:40 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:40 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 9:40 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 6:40 AM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 5:40 AM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 5:40 AM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest W

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