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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 = Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5:48:00 PM.

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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: 68%

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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.81 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.4"948.59 miWest0° 03' 33.3"4.08 miNorth948.76 mi
24 hours13° 39' 21.9"897.96 miEast1° 56' 36.0"133.64 miNorth912.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 4:48 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 4:48 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast E
NoumeaMon 4:48 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:48 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 5:48 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 3:48 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 5:48 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 5:48 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth N
CairnsMon 3:48 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:48 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW

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