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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: 31%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 16, 2012 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 160° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.87 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.0"947.93 miwest0° 06' 52.1"7.87 minorth948.28 mi
24 hours12° 24' 39.4"813.18 mieast3° 09' 40.1"217.39 minorth848.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 8:00 AM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 8:00 AM802 km499 miles433 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 8:00 AM843 km524 miles455 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 8:00 AM1029 km639 miles556 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 7:00 AM1229 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 7:00 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 7:00 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 9:00 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 8:00 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 9:00 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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