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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: 61%

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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 157° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 57.6"1000.42 miwest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 minorth1000.59 mi
24 hours12° 15' 06.2"846.32 mieast4° 32' 32.1"312.09 minorth902.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 4:38 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukaThu 4:38 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
GizoThu 5:38 AM573 km356 miles310 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 5:38 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 6:38 AM1068 km663 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 5:38 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 4:38 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 6:38 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 6:38 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 3:38 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest W

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