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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: 13%

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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 126° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.24 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.3"957.82 miwest0° 07' 16.7"8.34 minorth958.15 mi
24 hours13° 48' 17.4"917.57 mieast3° 20' 56.8"230.27 minorth952.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 3:12 PM1045 km650 miles564 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:12 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 1:12 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM3503 km2176 miles1891 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM4562 km2834 miles2463 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM4818 km2994 miles2602 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 5:12 PM4971 km3089 miles2684 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:12 PM5103 km3171 miles2756 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 5:12 PM5251 km3263 miles2835 nmNortheast NE
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