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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:05 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 127° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.00 meters/second, 1620.0 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.78 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 55.8"1006.56 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 misouth1006.68 mi
24 hours10° 28' 21.4"723.72 mieast3° 50' 05.1"263.48 misouth770.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TernateTue 11:28 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiTue 11:28 AM199 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoTue 10:28 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosTue 10:28 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoTue 10:28 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GorontaloTue 10:28 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonTue 11:28 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:28 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:28 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
KendariTue 10:28 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW

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