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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, July 5, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' North, Longitude: 157° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.78 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.95 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"956.75 miwest0° 03' 43.5"4.27 misouth956.93 mi
24 hours11° 22' 32.6"749.69 mieast1° 50' 39.5"126.83 misouth764.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 2:08 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast E
PalikirSat 1:08 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 12:08 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 2:08 PM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 2:08 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 2:08 PM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSat 11:08 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 11:08 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSat 11:08 AM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 3:08 PM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmEast-northeast ENE
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