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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%

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 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 142° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.7"962.00 miwest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 minorth962.34 mi
24 hours13° 36' 51.5"908.38 mieast3° 33' 53.4"245.07 minorth947.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 3:32 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 3:32 PM857 km532 miles463 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekFri 3:02 PM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinFri 3:02 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 3:02 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 2:32 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 3:32 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 2:32 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 2:32 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 4:32 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-northeast ENE

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