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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 = Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 5:30:00 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: 19%

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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 136° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.18 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.04 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"962.00 miWest0° 07' 06.1"8.14 miSouth961.76 mi
24 hours13° 43' 02.7"913.51 miEast2° 23' 49.7"164.84 miSouth922.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 8:00 AM817 km507 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsSat 8:30 AM836 km519 miles451 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 9:30 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 7:30 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 7:30 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:30 AM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 12:30 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 6:30 AM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 7:30 AM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:30 AM3847 km2391 miles2077 nmWest W

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