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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 5:30:00 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: 58%

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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 174° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 07.1"0.14 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"971.55 miWest0° 07' 02.7"8.07 miNorth971.33 mi
24 hours347° 43' 24.4"823.37 miWest2° 24' 35.7"165.70 miNorth835.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 5:30 AM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 5:30 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 5:30 AM1427 km887 miles770 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 6:30 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSat 5:30 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:30 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 4:30 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 5:30 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 7:30 AM2993 km1859 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 6:30 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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