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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 163° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.8"983.01 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.15 minorth983.35 mi
24 hours13° 25' 55.9"914.89 mieast4° 29' 18.6"308.48 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
HoniaraFri 11:00 AM399 km248 miles215 nmWest W
LuganvilleFri 11:00 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoFri 11:00 AM767 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaFri 10:00 AM975 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 11:00 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:00 Noon1119 km696 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:00 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 12:00 Noon1648 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 12:00 Noon1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 10:00 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest W
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