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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: 18%

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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 144° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.32 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"951.18 miwest0° 05' 19.3"6.10 minorth951.43 mi
24 hours14° 09' 50.1"935.15 mieast2° 40' 21.9"183.78 minorth959.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 8:30 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 8:30 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 10:30 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 8:30 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiTue 7:30 AM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 8:30 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 7:30 AM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 7:30 AM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 1:30 PM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 6:30 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmWest W
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