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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 5:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' South, Longitude: 172° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 48.2"995.47 miWest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 miNorth995.72 mi
24 hours12° 19' 05.3"846.85 miEast4° 26' 14.0"304.89 miNorth902.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuThu 6:48 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth S
RawakiThu 6:48 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 6:48 AM371 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kanton IslandThu 6:48 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 6:48 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth S
ApiaThu 6:48 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 5:48 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mata-UtuThu 5:48 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 6:48 AM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Howland IslandWed 5:48 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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