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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

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 Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 155° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.60 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.2"942.79 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth942.75 mi
24 hours14° 01' 36.2"916.91 mieast0° 11' 48.8"13.54 minorth917.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 7:16 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 7:16 AM638 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 6:16 AM1530 km950 miles826 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 7:16 AM1844 km1146 miles995 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 6:16 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 6:16 AM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 7:16 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNorth N
AdamstownSun 9:16 AM2686 km1669 miles1451 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 5:16 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 5:16 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-northwest WNW

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