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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: 51%

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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 16:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 154° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.84 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.84 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.5"950.05 miwest0° 03' 49.4"4.38 misouth949.88 mi
24 hours13° 33' 57.9"892.21 mieast1° 01' 00.9"69.94 misouth892.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:16 AM529 km328 miles285 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 6:16 AM653 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 5:16 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 6:16 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 5:16 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 5:16 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 6:16 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth N
AdamstownSat 8:16 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 4:16 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 4:16 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmWest-northwest WNW

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