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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: 60%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 171° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.54 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.6"983.16 miwest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 minorth983.48 mi
24 hours12° 42' 55.7"864.50 mieast4° 07' 13.0"283.18 minorth914.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 5:48 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth N
ApiaWed 5:48 AM358 km223 miles194 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i)Wed 5:48 AM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoTue 5:48 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuWed 4:48 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiWed 5:48 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth N
NeiafuWed 5:48 AM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiTue 5:48 AM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 4:48 AM1079 km670 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:48 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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