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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 25, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' North, Longitude: 171° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.6"1001.64 miwest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 misouth1001.84 mi
24 hours349° 20' 28.6"733.34 miwest4° 01' 19.7"276.37 misouth785.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 6:28 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
TarawaTue 6:28 AM535 km332 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 6:28 AM863 km536 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 5:28 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest W
Baker IslandMon 6:28 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandTue 6:28 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiTue 6:28 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 5:28 AM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 7:28 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaTue 5:28 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmSouth S

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