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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 141° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.25 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.7"957.70 miwest0° 07' 18.9"8.38 misouth957.44 mi
24 hours13° 32' 45.9"898.10 mieast2° 25' 52.1"167.19 misouth907.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSun 4:40 AM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 4:40 AM486 km302 miles262 nmEast E
Tennant CreekSun 4:10 AM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 4:40 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 4:10 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 4:10 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 3:40 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 3:40 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 3:40 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-northwest WNW
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