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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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 167° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 56.0"982.77 miwest0° 10' 34.9"12.12 minorth983.11 mi
24 hours346° 33' 46.5"915.01 miwest4° 28' 57.6"308.06 minorth970.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 10:42 AM601 km373 miles325 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 10:42 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 10:42 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest W
YarenFri 11:42 AM1066 km662 miles575 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 11:42 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 10:42 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:42 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaFri 11:42 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 11:42 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 11:42 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE

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