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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 06:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 10' South
Longitude: 127° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.44 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.1"962.76 miwest0° 08' 01.1"9.19 minorth963.11 mi
24 hours13° 35' 00.2"906.95 mieast3° 35' 51.0"247.33 minorth946.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 4:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
SuaiFri 3:32 PM686 km426 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangFri 2:32 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
SameFri 3:32 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauFri 3:32 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
DiliFri 3:32 PM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekFri 4:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSoutheast SE
EndeFri 2:32 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 4:02 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
KendariFri 2:32 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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