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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 18:40:00 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: 18%

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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 153° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.8"961.23 miwest0° 07' 00.1"8.02 misouth960.98 mi
24 hours13° 45' 33.0"915.66 mieast2° 20' 58.3"161.57 misouth924.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 8:40 AM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 8:40 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 8:40 AM915 km569 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 7:40 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:40 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 8:40 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 7:40 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 7:40 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 7:40 AM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmWest W

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