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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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 166° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.8"953.28 miwest0° 04' 16.2"4.89 misouth953.10 mi
24 hours13° 17' 57.4"877.11 mieast1° 13' 06.3"83.80 misouth878.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 3:56 AM242 km151 miles131 nmEast E
LuganvilleSat 3:56 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 3:56 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 3:56 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 4:56 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 2:56 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 4:56 AM1744 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSat 4:56 AM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 5:56 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 2:56 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmWest W
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