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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 8:10 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, July 5, 2014 at 12:00 Noon

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° 17' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.95 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"956.68 miwest0° 03' 43.5"4.27 misouth956.86 mi
24 hours11° 22' 33.5"749.66 mieast1° 50' 37.4"126.79 misouth763.95 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 PM1003 km624 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 1:08 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 12:08 PM1423 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 2:08 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 2:08 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 2:08 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSat 11:08 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 11:08 AM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSat 11:08 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 3:08 PM2838 km1764 miles1533 nmEast-northeast ENE

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