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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 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.68 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 44.7"958.73 miwest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 minorth959.06 mi
24 hours13° 45' 37.7"915.38 mieast3° 24' 06.2"233.87 minorth951.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 2:42 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:42 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 4:42 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 2:42 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 1:42 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:42 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:42 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:42 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Fri 1:42 PM3546 km2204 miles1915 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 12:42 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmWest-northwest WNW

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