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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 31, 2014 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' North, Longitude: 172° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.81 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.6"994.97 miwest0° 10' 46.1"12.33 minorth994.86 mi
24 hours347° 29' 42.1"859.37 miwest4° 03' 03.9"278.42 minorth899.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroMon 12:44 PM136 km85 miles73 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaMon 12:44 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
YarenMon 12:44 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 12:44 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandMon 12:44 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirMon 11:44 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 12:44 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 11:44 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 1:44 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 1:44 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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