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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: 80%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 49' South
Longitude: 149° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.99 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.3"955.01 miwest0° 05' 39.7"6.49 minorth955.27 mi
24 hours13° 40' 20.1"905.42 mieast2° 44' 17.3"188.28 minorth930.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 3:38 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:38 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 3:38 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:38 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsMon 3:08 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 2:38 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SydneyMon 3:38 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 4:38 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast E
CanberraMon 3:38 AM2047 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 3:08 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
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