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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: 95%

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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 137° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.1"958.63 miwest0° 05' 32.1"6.34 misouth958.43 mi
24 hours13° 19' 38.5"883.93 mieast1° 44' 45.1"120.07 misouth887.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 1:56 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeThu 1:26 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownThu 2:56 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 12:56 AM1266 km787 miles683 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 12:56 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:56 AM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 5:56 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 11:56 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmWest W
ApiaThu 11:56 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:56 PM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmWest W
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