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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 = Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:38:00 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: 36%

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 Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 172° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 kilometres/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.6"1002.04 miWest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 miNorth1002.17 mi
24 hours12° 04' 36.2"834.97 miEast4° 28' 48.8"307.83 miNorth890.04 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandFri 7:38 AM145 km90 miles78 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 7:38 AM290 km180 miles157 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 6:38 AM498 km310 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Howland IslandThu 6:38 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtafuFri 7:38 AM751 km466 miles405 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 7:38 AM853 km530 miles460 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 6:38 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 7:38 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 6:38 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 8:38 AM1729 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE

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