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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: 87%

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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 149° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.4"946.58 miwest0° 02' 19.7"2.67 misouth946.48 mi
24 hours13° 44' 26.8"901.26 mieast0° 23' 02.5"26.42 misouth900.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandSat 2:56 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
TownsvilleSat 2:56 AM244 km151 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 2:56 AM386 km240 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 2:56 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 2:56 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 3:56 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 2:26 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
SydneySat 2:56 AM1712 km1063 miles924 nmSouth S
CanberraSat 2:56 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 1:56 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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