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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 phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 3:17 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 165° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.65 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.4"1001.24 miwest0° 10' 01.3"11.48 misouth1001.17 mi
24 hours11° 27' 56.4"789.93 mieast3° 54' 59.9"269.15 misouth831.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 10:10 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 9:10 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 10:10 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 9:10 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 10:10 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 10:10 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 9:10 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSun 10:10 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 10:10 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 8:10 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-southwest WSW
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