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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: 59%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' South, Longitude: 177° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.74 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.1"983.56 miwest0° 09' 46.2"11.19 minorth983.88 mi
24 hours347° 17' 58.4"863.79 miwest4° 08' 06.5"284.18 minorth914.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 5:38 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNortheast NE
LautokaWed 5:38 AM786 km489 miles425 nmSouth S
NadiWed 5:38 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 5:38 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 4:38 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 6:38 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 6:38 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmEast E
Baker IslandTue 5:38 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 5:38 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 6:38 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSoutheast SE
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