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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 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 159° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.1"1001.87 miwest0° 09' 45.2"11.17 misouth1002.07 mi
24 hours10° 39' 51.6"733.90 mieast4° 01' 51.4"276.97 misouth786.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 6:18 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaTue 6:18 AM165 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 7:18 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 7:18 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmEast E
TarawaTue 7:18 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 6:18 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 7:18 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaTue 5:18 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 5:18 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraTue 4:18 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW

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