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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: 24%

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 Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 155° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.0"978.54 miwest0° 09' 50.8"11.28 minorth978.90 mi
24 hours12° 53' 54.1"873.57 mieast4° 10' 49.5"287.31 minorth925.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 4:32 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 4:32 PM537 km333 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaSat 3:32 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth N
BukaSat 3:32 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 3:32 PM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 3:32 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 4:32 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 5:32 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 3:32 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 2:32 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
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