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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 Sunday, December 29, 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: 11%

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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 125° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.67 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.8"947.43 miwest0° 04' 38.3"5.32 misouth947.23 mi
24 hours14° 29' 54.3"953.24 mieast1° 16' 37.5"87.84 misouth953.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 9:40 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 7:40 AM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 7:40 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 7:40 AM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM4316 km2682 miles2330 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 6:40 AM4726 km2936 miles2552 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 7:40 AM5013 km3115 miles2707 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 11:40 AM5025 km3122 miles2713 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 12:40 PM5190 km3225 miles2802 nmEast E

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