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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: 28%

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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 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 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.4"978.08 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 misouth977.85 mi
24 hours12° 50' 26.6"867.24 mieast3° 12' 56.1"221.09 misouth889.30 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 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 7:40 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:40 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 6:40 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:40 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:40 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 6:40 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 9:40 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 5:40 AM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 5:40 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmWest W
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