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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: 83%

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 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 158° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.97 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.5"977.41 miwest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 minorth977.75 mi
24 hours13° 12' 59.8"894.76 mieast4° 04' 55.4"280.57 minorth943.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 3:48 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNortheast NE
GizoTue 3:48 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaTue 2:48 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaTue 2:48 AM815 km507 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyTue 2:48 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaTue 3:48 AM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaTue 3:48 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 2:48 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 4:48 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneTue 2:48 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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