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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 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' North, Longitude: 163° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 27.4"868.08 mieast4° 30' 16.1"309.51 minorth919.63 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 PM485 km301 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 11:30 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 12:30 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 10:30 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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