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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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 175° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.3"982.15 miwest0° 10' 30.3"12.03 minorth982.50 mi
24 hours13° 27' 22.0"915.78 mieast4° 27' 34.2"306.49 minorth970.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 10:32 AM342 km212 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 12:32 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 10:32 AM634 km394 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoThu 11:32 AM664 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 11:32 AM889 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 11:32 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 10:32 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 11:32 AM1126 km699 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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