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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: 62%

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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' South, Longitude: 174° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"1000.16 miwest0° 11' 22.6"13.03 minorth1000.34 mi
24 hours347° 43' 57.7"847.22 miwest4° 32' 41.7"312.27 minorth903.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 5:28 AM538 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiThu 5:28 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 5:28 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 5:28 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 5:28 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 5:28 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 6:28 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 4:28 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 4:28 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaThu 6:28 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE

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