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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: 48%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 04' South
Longitude: 153° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"1001.69 miwest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 misouth1001.62 mi
24 hours11° 22' 57.7"784.33 mieast4° 01' 45.7"276.91 misouth828.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 5:48 AM236 km147 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoThu 6:48 AM477 km296 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 5:48 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 6:48 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 5:48 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 6:48 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 4:48 AM1479 km919 miles798 nmWest W
YarenThu 7:48 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 5:48 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaThu 6:48 AM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmSoutheast SE
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