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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.3"994.51 miwest0° 11' 43.7"13.43 minorth994.77 mi
24 hours13° 03' 52.5"899.26 mieast4° 46' 29.3"328.08 minorth959.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 12:30 PM606 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM649 km403 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 11:30 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth S

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