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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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 134° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 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' 40.5"958.15 miwest0° 07' 19.9"8.40 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours13° 47' 23.6"916.85 mieast3° 22' 01.2"231.50 minorth952.59 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 PM790 km491 miles426 nmSouth S
TaiohaeThu 2:12 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 3:42 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 1:42 PM1650 km1026 miles891 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:42 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:42 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 1:42 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM4048 km2516 miles2186 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM4088 km2540 miles2207 nmWest W
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