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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: 2%
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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 08' South
Longitude: 120° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.6"952.95 miwest0° 05' 58.9"6.86 misouth952.72 mi
24 hours14° 22' 00.1"949.77 mieast1° 50' 47.9"127.01 misouth953.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 1:40 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 8:40 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 8:40 AM4166 km2589 miles2250 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 8:40 AM4576 km2844 miles2471 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 12:40 PM4660 km2896 miles2516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:40 PM4686 km2912 miles2530 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM4798 km2981 miles2591 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM4829 km3001 miles2607 nmNortheast NE
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