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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: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' South, Longitude: 171° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"1004.63 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 misouth1004.63 mi
24 hours348° 47' 18.9"774.61 miwest4° 01' 23.0"276.44 misouth820.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSun 11:10 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 11:10 PM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:10 PM1090 km678 miles589 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 11:10 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 11:10 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 10:10 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 10:10 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 10:10 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 11:10 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 12:10 AM2073 km1288 miles1120 nmEast-southeast ESE
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