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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: 18%
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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 153° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.7"961.28 miwest0° 07' 00.0"8.02 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours13° 45' 35.3"915.76 mieast2° 20' 55.6"161.53 misouth924.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 8:40 AM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 8:40 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 8:40 AM894 km555 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 7:40 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:40 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 8:40 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 7:40 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 7:40 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 7:40 AM3001 km1864 miles1620 nmWest W
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