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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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 14, 2014 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 150° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.01 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.2"981.91 miwest0° 10' 24.2"11.92 minorth982.25 mi
24 hours13° 26' 48.8"915.13 mieast4° 23' 42.1"302.03 minorth968.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 1:58 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 1:58 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 1:58 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 12:58 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
AlofiMon 12:58 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 12:58 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 3:58 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 12:58 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 11:58 PM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 11:58 PM3380 km2101 miles1825 nmWest W
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