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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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' South, Longitude: 173° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.3"982.55 miwest0° 10' 33.5"12.09 minorth982.90 mi
24 hours346° 33' 24.8"915.23 miwest4° 28' 31.8"307.56 minorth970.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM691 km430 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleFri 10:20 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaFri 11:20 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 11:20 AM960 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 10:20 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:20 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 11:20 AM1271 km790 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 11:20 AM1283 km798 miles693 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 10:20 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNortheast NE

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