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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: 14%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 146° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.29 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.8"984.71 miwest0° 09' 41.7"11.11 misouth984.51 mi
24 hours12° 46' 57.1"869.06 mieast3° 37' 21.1"249.01 misouth898.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 9:10 AM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 8:40 AM836 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 8:40 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 8:40 AM1847 km1147 miles997 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 10:40 AM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 7:40 AM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:40 AM2722 km1691 miles1469 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 8:40 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 7:40 AM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 6:40 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-northwest WNW
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