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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 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: 19%

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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 124° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.42 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.1"962.56 miwest0° 07' 10.4"8.22 misouth962.31 mi
24 hours13° 41' 14.9"911.96 mieast2° 25' 50.7"167.15 misouth921.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 8:40 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 11:40 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 6:40 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 6:40 AM3791 km2355 miles2047 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 6:40 AM4116 km2557 miles2222 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:40 AM4144 km2575 miles2238 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 10:40 AM4755 km2955 miles2567 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 5:40 AM4850 km3014 miles2619 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 10:40 AM4997 km3105 miles2698 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 10:40 AM5044 km3134 miles2724 nmNortheast NE

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