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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: 64%

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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 154° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.4"999.02 miwest0° 10' 58.3"12.57 minorth998.97 mi
24 hours12° 11' 19.3"840.45 mieast4° 10' 32.9"286.95 minorth885.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 5:28 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoloniaFri 5:28 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 4:28 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 6:28 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 5:28 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 3:28 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 4:28 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 6:28 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast E
TarawaFri 6:28 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 6:28 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmNortheast NE

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