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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: 82%

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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 141° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.7"978.08 miwest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 minorth978.42 mi
24 hours13° 11' 19.2"893.41 mieast4° 06' 26.6"282.29 minorth942.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaTue 3:58 AM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyTue 3:58 AM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 3:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
LaeTue 3:58 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 2:58 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 3:28 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 2:58 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 3:28 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliTue 2:58 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 4:58 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast E

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