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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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 150° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.7"989.92 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 minorth990.22 mi
24 hours12° 55' 23.5"884.95 mieast4° 30' 01.6"309.25 minorth941.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 9:30 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 9:30 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 9:30 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 8:30 AM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:30 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 8:30 AM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 8:30 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 7:30 AM3062 km1903 miles1654 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 9:30 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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