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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 phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' South, Longitude: 169° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.10 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.8"939.51 miwest0° 02' 13.3"2.55 misouth939.41 mi
24 hours345° 06' 34.2"972.54 miwest0° 13' 56.8"15.99 misouth971.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaTue 11:32 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:32 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleTue 11:32 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Tue 1:32 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast E
Lautoka *Tue 1:32 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Tue 1:32 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 11:32 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 12:32 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:32 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast E
BrisbaneTue 10:32 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-southwest WSW
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