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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: 6%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 156° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.8"965.41 miwest0° 07' 50.3"8.98 misouth965.16 mi
24 hours13° 47' 11.5"921.62 mieast2° 42' 03.4"185.72 misouth934.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 10:30 AM727 km452 miles392 nmNortheast NE
GizoSun 10:30 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth N
ArawaSun 9:30 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 9:30 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 9:30 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 10:30 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSun 10:30 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 9:30 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:30 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sun 10:30 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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