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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: 73%

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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 157° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.32 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 45.1"991.59 miwest0° 10' 51.5"12.44 minorth991.88 mi
24 hours12° 39' 45.3"868.19 mieast4° 28' 00.0"306.93 minorth924.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoWed 4:48 AM59 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaWed 3:48 AM223 km139 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
BukaWed 3:48 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 4:48 AM379 km236 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyWed 3:48 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 5:48 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNortheast NE
CairnsWed 3:48 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 4:48 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
Port VilaWed 4:48 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 2:48 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmWest-northwest WNW

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