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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: 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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 149° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.02 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 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' 30.6"988.64 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.53 misouth988.92 mi
24 hours10° 31' 17.8"714.54 mieast3° 31' 31.4"242.29 misouth758.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 3:10 AM632 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaipanSun 3:10 AM654 km407 miles353 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSun 4:10 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 2:10 AM1729 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 2:10 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 5:10 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSun 2:10 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 5:10 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 3:10 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 5:10 AM2371 km1474 miles1280 nmEast E
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