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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 159° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.3"967.63 miwest0° 08' 33.8"9.82 minorth967.98 mi
24 hours13° 49' 30.8"927.92 mieast3° 50' 01.0"263.53 minorth971.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 10:20 AM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth N
GizoThu 10:20 AM708 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleThu 10:20 AM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 9:20 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 10:20 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:20 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 9:20 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 9:20 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 9:20 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:20 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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