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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 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' 15.2"958.58 miWest0° 05' 32.2"6.35 miSouth958.37 mi
24 hours13° 19' 37.2"883.85 miEast1° 44' 47.9"120.12 miSouth887.88 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 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeThu 1:26 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownThu 2:56 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 12:56 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 12:56 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:56 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 5:56 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 11:56 PM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmWest W
ApiaThu 11:56 PM3696 km2296 miles1995 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:56 PM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmWest W

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