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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 116° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 41.5"938.44 miwest0° 01' 54.1"2.18 minorth938.54 mi
24 hours14° 47' 42.2"965.64 mieast1° 24' 11.9"96.52 minorth974.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaWed 1:14 PM153 km95 miles82 nmSouth S
Port HedlandWed 1:14 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarWed 1:14 PM1198 km745 miles647 nmNorth N
MalangWed 12:14 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 1:14 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
SurabayaWed 12:14 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 2:14 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
MakassarWed 1:14 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth N
DarwinWed 2:44 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 12:14 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorthwest NW
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