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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 174° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.5"939.53 miwest0° 02' 16.0"2.60 misouth939.43 mi
24 hours345° 06' 43.2"972.39 miwest0° 15' 05.6"17.31 misouth971.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Tue 1:12 PM350 km218 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Tue 1:12 PM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Tue 1:12 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaTue 11:12 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleTue 11:12 AM876 km545 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaTue 11:12 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 1:12 PM1101 km684 miles595 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 12:12 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Tue 2:12 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 1:12 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E

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