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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: 14%

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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 156° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.2"961.39 miwest0° 07' 49.4"8.97 minorth961.74 mi
24 hours13° 38' 38.8"909.87 mieast3° 31' 57.9"242.88 minorth948.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 3:32 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoFri 3:32 PM814 km506 miles439 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 2:32 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 2:32 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 3:32 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 3:32 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 2:32 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 4:32 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Fri 3:32 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 1:32 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorthwest NW

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