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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 122° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.6"968.76 miwest0° 07' 06.0"8.14 misouth968.53 mi
24 hours12° 57' 01.1"866.95 mieast2° 26' 43.7"168.16 misouth878.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangThu 12:56 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeThu 12:56 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
SuaiThu 1:56 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SameThu 1:56 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 1:56 AM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauThu 1:56 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RabaThu 12:56 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 2:26 AM921 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramThu 12:56 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarThu 12:56 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNorthwest NW
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