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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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 60' South, Longitude: 156° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.68 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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' 01.8"967.69 miwest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 minorth968.04 mi
24 hours13° 49' 20.0"927.77 mieast3° 50' 24.9"263.97 minorth971.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 10:32 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 10:32 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
ArawaThu 9:32 AM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth N
BukaThu 9:32 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyThu 9:32 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 9:32 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 10:32 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:32 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 9:32 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:32 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE

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