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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' North, Longitude: 163° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.8"1000.62 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth1000.65 mi
24 hours12° 33' 27.3"868.07 mieast4° 30' 15.2"309.49 minorth919.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:30 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 11:30 AM770 km478 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 12:30 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1103 km685 miles595 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 10:30 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmEast E

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