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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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 169° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 56.8"994.88 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth995.14 mi
24 hours346° 56' 59.6"898.56 miwest4° 46' 46.4"328.41 minorth959.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1407 km874 miles759 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:30 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-southeast ESE

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