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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 Monday, December 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 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: 6%

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 Monday, December 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 17° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.6"940.17 miwest0° 02' 24.6"2.76 misouth940.06 mi
24 hours14° 53' 19.4"972.82 mieast0° 19' 03.1"21.84 misouth972.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:14 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 8:14 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 8:14 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:14 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 8:14 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 11:14 AM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 9:14 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 11:14 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 11:14 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 9:14 AM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmWest W

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