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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 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: 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 43' South, Longitude: 138° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.5"961.89 miwest0° 07' 05.4"8.12 misouth961.65 mi
24 hours13° 43' 24.3"913.81 mieast2° 23' 25.5"164.38 misouth922.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 8:10 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
Gambier IslandsSat 8:40 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 7:40 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 9:40 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 7:40 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:40 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 12:40 PM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 6:40 AM3327 km2067 miles1797 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 7:40 AM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:40 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmWest W
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