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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 43' South
Longitude: 128° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.23 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.7"969.01 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth969.36 mi
24 hours13° 47' 33.6"926.97 mieast3° 54' 17.4"268.43 minorth971.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinThu 11:00 AM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuaiThu 10:30 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameThu 10:30 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauThu 10:30 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangThu 9:30 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
DiliThu 10:30 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeThu 9:30 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekThu 11:00 AM925 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
KendariThu 9:30 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsThu 11:00 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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