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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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 134° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.64 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.1"974.34 miwest0° 09' 10.1"10.51 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours13° 19' 46.0"899.87 mieast3° 58' 24.1"273.09 minorth946.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 2:38 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 4:08 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 2:08 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 2:08 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 2:08 AM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter IslandMon 6:08 AM3062 km1903 miles1654 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 1:08 AM3869 km2404 miles2089 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 1:08 AM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmWest W
ApiaTue 1:08 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 1:08 AM4441 km2760 miles2398 nmWest-southwest WSW

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