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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: 56%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 07' North
Longitude: 140° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.5"1003.75 miwest0° 11' 13.1"12.85 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 35' 17.4"801.47 mieast4° 22' 32.3"300.67 minorth854.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 5:40 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 5:40 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 5:40 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 7:40 PM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 5:40 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 4:40 PM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 5:40 PM3823 km2376 miles2064 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 4:40 PM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 3:40 PM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmWest W
Los AngelesMon 7:40 PM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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