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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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' South, Longitude: 132° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.8"982.94 miwest0° 08' 30.8"9.75 misouth982.73 mi
24 hours12° 08' 39.2"823.00 mieast3° 07' 18.8"214.63 misouth845.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 1:26 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:56 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 12:56 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 5:56 AM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaWed 12:56 AM3115 km1935 miles1682 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:56 AM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 11:56 PM4113 km2555 miles2221 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:56 PM4264 km2650 miles2302 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:56 AM4287 km2664 miles2315 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 12:56 AM4587 km2850 miles2477 nmNorthwest NW
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