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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: 21%

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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 103° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.1"973.81 miwest0° 09' 22.3"10.74 minorth974.17 mi
24 hours13° 06' 02.5"883.52 mieast4° 02' 03.6"277.29 minorth932.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 5:32 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:32 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 5:32 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmEast E
QuitoFri 5:32 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 2:32 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseFri 4:32 PM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 4:32 PM3335 km2072 miles1801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 4:32 PM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 4:32 PM3359 km2087 miles1813 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 4:32 PM3479 km2162 miles1878 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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