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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 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' South, Longitude: 176° 01' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 51.7"899.25 mieast4° 46' 29.4"328.08 minorth959.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:32 AM612 km380 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:32 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandFri 11:32 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 12:32 PM668 km415 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:32 PM984 km612 miles531 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 1:32 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:32 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 11:32 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:32 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:32 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmSouth S
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