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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: 22%

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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 117° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.70 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.7"974.56 miwest0° 09' 26.6"10.82 minorth974.92 mi
24 hours13° 04' 16.6"882.14 mieast4° 03' 24.9"278.86 minorth931.14 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 6:32 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 3:32 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:32 PM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 1:32 PM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 5:32 PM4109 km2553 miles2219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 5:32 PM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:32 PM4312 km2679 miles2328 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 6:32 PM4447 km2763 miles2401 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 5:32 PM4451 km2766 miles2403 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 5:32 PM4501 km2797 miles2430 nmNortheast NE
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