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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 8:31 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 45' South
Longitude: 170° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 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"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"1004.70 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 misouth1004.69 mi
24 hours348° 47' 17.7"774.69 miwest4° 01' 22.6"276.45 misouth820.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 11:10 PM512 km318 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaSun 11:10 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroSun 11:10 PM1095 km681 miles591 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 11:10 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 10:10 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 11:10 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 10:10 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 10:10 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 11:10 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 12:10 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
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