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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 12:14:00 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 17° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 20.5"937.37 miwest0° 01' 09.8"1.33 minorth937.43 mi
24 hours15° 04' 01.7"982.66 mieast1° 08' 16.4"78.26 minorth989.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:14 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 9:14 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 9:14 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:14 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 9:14 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaTue 12:14 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Tue 10:14 AM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanTue 12:14 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:14 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 12:14 PM3200 km1989 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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