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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 Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 132° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.01 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.3"975.18 miwest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 minorth975.54 mi
24 hours13° 02' 31.1"880.65 mieast4° 04' 44.0"280.35 minorth930.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:02 PM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 4:32 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 2:32 PM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:32 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 2:32 PM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 2:32 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:32 PM4075 km2532 miles2200 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:32 PM4255 km2644 miles2298 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:32 PM4265 km2650 miles2303 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:32 PM4645 km2886 miles2508 nmWest-southwest WSW

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