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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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' North, Longitude: 144° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.0"960.27 miwest0° 04' 15.5"4.88 misouth960.47 mi
24 hours11° 09' 48.0"737.91 mieast2° 02' 16.7"140.13 misouth754.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 6:30 PM236 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 6:30 PM408 km254 miles220 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 5:30 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 7:30 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaMon 5:30 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 5:30 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 5:30 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 5:30 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeMon 5:30 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoMon 5:30 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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