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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: 65%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 168° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.74 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.0"999.24 miwest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours347° 48' 15.3"841.15 miwest4° 11' 43.3"288.29 minorth886.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 5:28 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 5:28 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 5:28 AM584 km363 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 4:28 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandFri 5:28 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 5:28 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 4:28 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 5:28 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 4:28 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:28 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSoutheast SE

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