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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 0° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.7"937.28 miwest0° 00' 59.5"1.14 minorth937.33 mi
24 hours15° 04' 10.0"982.69 mieast1° 04' 16.5"73.68 minorth988.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:04 AM640 km398 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Tue 1:04 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaTue 12:04 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
São ToméTue 11:04 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:04 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:04 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 12:04 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownTue 1:04 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanTue 11:04 AM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth N
AccraTue 11:04 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNorth N

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