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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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 178° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 17.1"961.58 miwest0° 06' 01.3"6.90 misouth961.36 mi
24 hours347° 00' 20.2"863.47 miwest1° 59' 04.0"136.46 misouth869.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSat 5:16 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSat 5:16 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 5:16 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 5:16 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth N
NeiafuSat 6:16 AM892 km554 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 6:16 AM902 km561 miles487 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 6:16 AM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:16 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:16 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 6:16 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmEast-southeast ESE
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