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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' South, Longitude: 174° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 55.9"994.76 miwest0° 11' 44.9"13.45 minorth995.01 mi
24 hours346° 56' 42.3"898.79 miwest4° 46' 40.9"328.30 minorth959.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:10 PM611 km379 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 12:10 PM790 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 12:10 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:10 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 12:10 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:10 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 11:10 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 1:10 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:10 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 2:10 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-southeast ESE

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