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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 4:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, August 10, 2014 at 6:11 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 170° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.2"972.05 miWest0° 07' 07.8"8.17 miNorth971.83 mi
24 hours12° 16' 49.7"824.06 miEast2° 26' 44.8"168.16 miNorth836.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:30 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 4:30 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:30 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSun 6:30 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 4:30 AM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 4:30 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 4:30 AM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 5:30 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 4:30 AM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:30 AM2955 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW

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