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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: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' South, Longitude: 135° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"989.44 miwest0° 10' 44.5"12.30 minorth989.74 mi
24 hours12° 56' 01.4"885.27 mieast4° 29' 10.2"308.27 minorth941.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 9:00 AM426 km264 miles230 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 8:30 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 8:30 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 8:30 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 1:30 PM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 7:30 AM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 7:30 AM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 8:30 AM3984 km2476 miles2151 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 8:30 AM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmNorthwest NW

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