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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: 65%

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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 174° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.78 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.6"945.51 miwest0° 01' 37.0"1.85 misouth945.44 mi
24 hours346° 21' 35.5"893.34 miwest0° 06' 08.0"7.03 misouth893.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 5:16 AM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 5:16 AM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 5:16 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 4:16 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest W
LuganvilleSun 4:16 AM836 km520 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 4:16 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 6:16 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 5:16 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 7:16 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 6:16 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast E
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