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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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' North, Longitude: 160° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.4"998.93 miwest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 misouth999.16 mi
24 hours10° 27' 23.2"717.21 mieast3° 51' 28.1"265.09 misouth767.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaMon 4:10 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 4:10 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 5:10 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 5:10 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast E
Wake IslandMon 5:10 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaMon 5:10 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaMon 3:10 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraMon 4:10 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyMon 3:10 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 2:10 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW

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