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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: 3%

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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 162° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.85 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.1"981.62 miwest0° 10' 26.6"11.96 minorth981.96 mi
24 hours13° 28' 15.0"916.32 mieast4° 26' 27.9"305.22 minorth971.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM986 km613 miles532 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 10:38 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM1094 km679 miles590 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 10:38 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 10:38 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 9:38 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 9:38 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
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