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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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 33' North, Longitude: 170° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.5"1002.31 miwest0° 11' 13.1"12.85 minorth1002.35 mi
24 hours347° 58' 58.8"830.92 miwest4° 21' 52.3"299.89 minorth881.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 6:38 AM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
YarenFri 6:38 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 6:38 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 5:38 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 6:38 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 6:38 AM1501 km932 miles810 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 5:38 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 6:38 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 5:38 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 6:38 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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