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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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 160° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.8"998.13 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.06 minorth998.05 mi
24 hours11° 55' 57.5"821.30 mieast4° 00' 02.9"274.94 minorth862.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 7:28 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 7:28 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 5:28 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:28 AM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 6:28 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 5:28 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 7:28 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 6:28 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 5:28 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 7:28 AM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmSouth S

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