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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: 7%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 133° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.5"968.74 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 misouth968.49 mi
24 hours13° 37' 23.9"913.40 mieast2° 53' 12.5"198.49 misouth928.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 9:10 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsSat 9:40 AM989 km615 miles534 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM1263 km784 miles682 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 8:40 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 8:40 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 8:40 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 7:40 AM3870 km2404 miles2089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:40 AM4084 km2538 miles2205 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 7:40 AM4097 km2546 miles2212 nmWest W

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