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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: 28%

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 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 60' South, Longitude: 6° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.44 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.8"985.13 miwest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 minorth985.46 mi
24 hours12° 36' 59.0"859.46 mieast4° 20' 55.4"298.85 minorth914.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSat 4:50 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast E
CabindaSat 4:50 PM797 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 4:50 PM828 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE
LubangoSat 4:50 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieSat 4:50 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
UígeSat 4:50 PM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 3:50 PM1144 km711 miles617 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 4:50 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 4:50 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
LibrevilleSat 4:50 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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