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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM
This phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 168° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 26' 41.8"949.63 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 misouth949.47 mi
24 hours13° 35' 18.4"893.35 mieast0° 58' 16.1"66.79 misouth893.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 6:16 AM143 km89 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoSat 6:16 AM466 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuSun 6:16 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 7:16 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 6:16 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 7:16 AM598 km371 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 6:16 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:16 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 7:16 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 5:16 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest W
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