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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 7° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.15 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.1"937.32 miwest0° 01' 03.6"1.21 minorth937.37 mi
24 hours15° 04' 07.2"982.68 mieast1° 05' 50.2"75.47 minorth988.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:32 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 12:32 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 1:32 PM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:32 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 11:32 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 12:32 PM2868 km1782 miles1548 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 11:32 AM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNorth N
AccraTue 11:32 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 11:32 AM2919 km1813 miles1576 nmNorth N
KinshasaTue 12:32 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmEast-northeast ENE
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