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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: 12%

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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 117° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.5"957.31 miwest0° 07' 12.6"8.26 minorth957.64 mi
24 hours13° 49' 29.1"918.46 mieast3° 19' 30.0"228.60 minorth953.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 5:32 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 4:32 PM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 5:32 PM4370 km2715 miles2360 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 4:32 PM4414 km2743 miles2383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM4497 km2794 miles2428 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 4:32 PM4505 km2799 miles2432 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 4:32 PM4529 km2814 miles2446 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 5:32 PM4614 km2867 miles2491 nmEast-northeast ENE

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