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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: 68%

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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 03' 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.4"948.60 miwest0° 03' 33.4"4.08 minorth948.77 mi
24 hours13° 39' 21.2"897.95 mieast1° 56' 38.9"133.70 minorth912.59 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 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 4:48 AM453 km282 miles245 nmEast E
NoumeaMon 4:48 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:48 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 5:48 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 3:48 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 3:48 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 5:48 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 5:48 AM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyMon 3:48 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-northwest WNW

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