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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: 15%

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 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 141° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 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"962.01 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 minorth962.35 mi
24 hours13° 36' 49.5"908.35 mieast3° 33' 55.6"245.11 minorth947.70 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 PM466 km289 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 3:32 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekFri 3:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinFri 3:02 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 3:02 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 2:32 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 3:32 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 2:32 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 2:32 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 4:32 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE

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