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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 17:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 141° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.5"961.78 miwest0° 07' 04.5"8.11 misouth961.54 mi
24 hours13° 43' 45.8"914.12 mieast2° 23' 01.1"163.91 misouth923.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 8:20 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSat 7:50 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 9:50 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 7:50 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:50 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 6:50 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 7:50 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:50 AM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 6:50 AM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmWest-southwest WSW

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