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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 145° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.9"958.62 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth958.95 mi
24 hours13° 45' 55.6"915.62 mieast3° 23' 45.0"233.46 minorth951.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 2:32 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 2:32 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 4:32 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 2:32 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 1:32 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:32 PM2792 km1735 miles1508 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:32 PM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Fri 1:32 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 12:32 PM3804 km2364 miles2054 nmWest-northwest WNW

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