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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 = Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:40:00 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: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.30 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.5"978.03 miWest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 miSouth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 50' 24.0"867.14 miEast3° 12' 58.1"221.11 miSouth889.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 7:40 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 7:40 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 6:40 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:40 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:40 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 9:40 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 6:40 AM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 5:40 AM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 5:40 AM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmWest W

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