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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: 94%

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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 150° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.1"956.11 miwest0° 05' 02.8"5.79 misouth955.91 mi
24 hours13° 25' 03.8"887.85 mieast1° 31' 59.7"105.45 misouth890.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 1:56 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 1:56 AM886 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 1:56 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 2:56 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsFri 1:26 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
SydneyFri 1:56 AM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 12:56 AM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 2:56 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast E
CanberraFri 1:56 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 1:26 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest W
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