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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 5:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' North, Longitude: 152° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.3"988.56 miWest0° 08' 18.7"9.52 miSouth988.84 mi
24 hours10° 31' 21.2"714.55 miEast3° 31' 21.6"242.10 miSouth758.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSun 4:00 AM778 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanSun 3:00 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaSun 3:00 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSun 5:00 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 2:00 AM1979 km1230 miles1068 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSun 2:00 AM1990 km1237 miles1074 nmWest W
YarenSun 5:00 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 5:00 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 3:00 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 4:00 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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