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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 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 171° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 26' 41.2"949.56 miwest0° 03' 42.0"4.24 misouth949.41 mi
24 hours13° 35' 31.6"893.54 mieast0° 57' 48.6"66.27 misouth893.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 6:26 AM184 km114 miles99 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSun 6:26 AM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSun 6:26 AM364 km226 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSat 6:26 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 7:26 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 7:26 AM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 6:26 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
LabasaSun 5:26 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest W
SuvaSun 5:26 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest W

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