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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 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 154° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.65 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 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' 26.4"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.0"965.31 miwest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 misouth965.06 mi
24 hours13° 47' 29.3"921.87 mieast2° 41' 42.1"185.32 misouth934.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 10:40 AM810 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 10:40 AM879 km546 miles474 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSun 9:40 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 9:40 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaSun 9:40 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 9:40 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 10:40 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 8:40 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sun 10:40 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:40 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE

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