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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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:04:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 0° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.7"937.28 miwest0° 00' 59.4"1.14 minorth937.33 mi
24 hours15° 04' 10.0"982.69 mieast1° 04' 12.6"73.61 minorth988.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:04 AM662 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Tue 1:04 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaTue 12:04 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
São ToméTue 11:04 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:04 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:04 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 12:04 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownTue 1:04 PM2478 km1539 miles1338 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanTue 11:04 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth N
AccraTue 11:04 AM2770 km1721 miles1495 nmNorth N

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