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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: 17%

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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' South, Longitude: 134° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.9"957.97 miwest0° 06' 32.8"7.50 misouth957.73 mi
24 hours13° 56' 04.8"924.68 mieast2° 08' 15.7"147.01 misouth931.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 9:10 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 9:10 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSun 9:10 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 9:40 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast E
DiliSun 8:40 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 9:40 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 8:40 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSun 8:40 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
EuclaSun 8:25 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarSun 7:40 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorthwest NW

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