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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: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 177° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.5"961.76 miwest0° 06' 03.0"6.93 misouth961.54 mi
24 hours12° 59' 07.8"863.02 mieast1° 59' 49.8"137.34 misouth869.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSat 4:56 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 5:56 AM438 km272 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 5:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 4:56 AM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 6:56 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 5:56 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LautokaSat 4:56 AM599 km372 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
NadiSat 4:56 AM609 km379 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:56 AM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoFri 5:56 AM721 km448 miles389 nmEast-northeast ENE
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