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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' South, Longitude: 130° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.3"968.83 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth969.19 mi
24 hours13° 47' 42.6"926.98 mieast3° 53' 58.1"268.04 minorth971.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinThu 10:50 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KatherineThu 10:50 AM207 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
BaucauThu 10:20 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
SameThu 10:20 AM744 km462 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiThu 10:20 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekThu 10:50 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 10:20 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
KupangThu 9:20 AM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsThu 10:50 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariThu 9:20 AM1390 km864 miles750 nmNorthwest NW

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