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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.08 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.1"939.43 miwest0° 02' 51.1"3.27 minorth939.57 mi
24 hours345° 00' 35.0"979.86 miwest1° 47' 27.8"123.18 minorth992.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Wed 12:42 PM144 km89 miles78 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 12:42 PM147 km91 miles79 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Wed 12:42 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 12:42 PM799 km496 miles431 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiWed 12:42 PM862 km536 miles466 nmEast E
NeiafuWed 12:42 PM902 km560 miles487 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 10:42 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:42 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmNorth N
NoumeaWed 10:42 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 1:42 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE

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