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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: 51%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' North, Longitude: 170° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.14 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.5"1002.38 miwest0° 11' 14.6"12.87 minorth1002.42 mi
24 hours12° 01' 32.7"831.61 mieast4° 22' 48.0"300.95 minorth882.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 6:18 AM556 km346 miles300 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 5:18 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 6:18 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 7:18 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 5:18 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 6:18 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 5:18 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
MajuroFri 5:18 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 6:18 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 5:18 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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