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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: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:53 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 170° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.1"975.98 miwest0° 07' 49.3"8.96 misouth975.76 mi
24 hours347° 39' 33.2"830.77 miwest2° 48' 24.3"192.97 misouth847.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 3:56 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 3:56 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaFri 4:56 AM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiFri 4:56 AM915 km569 miles494 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 4:56 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 3:56 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:56 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 3:56 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 4:56 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 4:56 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N

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