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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 23:24:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.1"939.35 miwest0° 02' 48.2"3.21 minorth939.48 mi
24 hours14° 59' 37.1"979.99 mieast1° 46' 24.1"121.96 minorth992.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tubou *Wed 12:24 PM133 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 12:24 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
Levuka *Wed 12:24 PM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiWed 12:24 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Wed 12:24 PM397 km247 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Wed 12:24 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuWed 12:24 PM421 km262 miles227 nmEast E
Nadi *Wed 12:24 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Wed 12:24 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuWed 11:24 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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