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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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 60' South
Longitude: 156° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.67 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.0 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' 01.8"967.74 miwest0° 08' 34.9"9.83 minorth968.09 mi
24 hours13° 49' 21.7"927.85 mieast3° 50' 21.0"263.92 minorth971.40 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 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoThu 10:30 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
ArawaThu 9:30 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 9:30 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 9:30 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 10:30 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:30 AM1361 km845 miles735 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 9:30 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:30 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 8:30 AM2188 km1360 miles1181 nmNorthwest NW
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