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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 13%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 133° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 40.3"958.07 miWest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 miNorth958.40 mi
24 hours13° 47' 25.7"916.82 miEast3° 21' 58.8"231.44 miNorth952.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 2:42 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth S
TaiohaeThu 2:12 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 3:42 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 1:42 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:42 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:42 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 1:42 PM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM4077 km2533 miles2201 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM4113 km2556 miles2221 nmWest W

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