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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 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 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: 165° 46' 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.7"953.27 miwest0° 04' 16.0"4.89 misouth953.09 mi
24 hours13° 17' 58.6"877.13 mieast1° 13' 03.5"83.74 misouth878.11 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 AM271 km168 miles146 nmEast E
LuganvilleSat 3:56 AM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 3:56 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 3:56 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 4:56 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 2:56 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 4:56 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSat 4:56 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 5:56 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 2:56 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W

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