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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 157° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.63 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.83 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.7"949.65 miwest0° 05' 20.2"6.12 misouth949.43 mi
24 hours14° 30' 32.6"956.33 mieast1° 33' 37.0"107.32 misouth958.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 11:22 AM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaMon 11:22 AM1060 km659 miles573 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 11:22 AM1142 km709 miles617 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 10:22 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 10:22 AM1255 km780 miles677 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 10:22 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 11:22 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 11:22 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 12:22 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 1:22 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast E
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