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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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 09' South
Longitude: 170° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.7"982.74 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth983.08 mi
24 hours346° 33' 36.7"915.18 miwest4° 28' 46.0"307.85 minorth970.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 10:32 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaFri 10:32 AM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:32 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
YarenFri 11:32 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 10:32 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest W
SuvaFri 11:32 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 11:32 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 10:32 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:32 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 11:32 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth N
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