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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 174° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 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' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.1"1002.33 miwest0° 11' 13.5"12.85 minorth1002.37 mi
24 hours347° 58' 51.0"831.09 miwest4° 22' 06.8"300.17 minorth882.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 6:18 AM221 km138 miles120 nmWest W
MajuroFri 6:18 AM754 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 6:18 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 6:18 AM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 6:18 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 7:18 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 5:18 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:18 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 6:18 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 6:18 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSouth S

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