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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:40 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° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 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
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' 50.7"12.42 minorth995.72 mi
24 hours12° 19' 04.5"846.84 mieast4° 26' 14.6"304.90 minorth902.68 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 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
RawakiThu 6:48 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 6:48 AM384 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 6:48 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 5:48 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaThu 6:48 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 5:48 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoWed 6:48 AM910 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 6:48 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 5:48 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouthwest SW

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