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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 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 157° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.66 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.7"967.66 miwest0° 08' 34.7"9.83 minorth968.01 mi
24 hours13° 49' 22.8"927.79 mieast3° 50' 18.8"263.85 minorth971.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 10:30 AM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoThu 10:30 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
ArawaThu 9:30 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaThu 9:30 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyThu 9:30 AM1201 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaThu 10:30 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 9:30 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest-southwest WSW
NoumeaThu 10:30 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 9:30 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:30 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNortheast NE

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