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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: 17%

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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 69° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.0"965.45 miwest0° 08' 23.4"9.61 minorth965.80 mi
24 hours13° 27' 43.9"901.06 mieast3° 43' 10.8"255.70 minorth943.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 4:32 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 2:32 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 2:32 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 2:32 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 3:32 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 1:32 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 4:02 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 4:02 PM2623 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 3:32 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniFri 1:32 PM2907 km1807 miles1570 nmWest W
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