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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 11:14:00 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

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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 3° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.6"937.29 miwest0° 01' 00.9"1.16 minorth937.34 mi
24 hours15° 04' 09.1"982.69 mieast1° 04' 47.5"74.27 minorth988.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:14 AM482 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaTue 12:14 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 1:14 PM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:14 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 12:14 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:14 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:14 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownTue 1:14 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanTue 11:14 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmNorth N
AccraTue 11:14 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth N
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