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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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 157° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.99 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.99 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.6"959.42 miwest0° 07' 00.7"8.04 minorth959.73 mi
24 hours13° 53' 31.8"924.93 mieast3° 15' 08.8"223.60 minorth958.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 2:48 AM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSun 2:48 AM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 1:48 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 1:48 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 1:48 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 2:48 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth N
NukualofaMon 1:48 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 12:48 AM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 12:48 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 12:48 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmNorthwest NW
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