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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 131° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.4"954.04 miwest0° 06' 01.9"6.92 minorth954.31 mi
24 hours14° 06' 49.9"934.58 mieast2° 56' 07.5"201.83 minorth962.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 9:50 AM455 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinWed 9:50 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 9:50 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliWed 9:20 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 10:20 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast E
EuclaWed 9:05 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 9:20 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth N
MakassarWed 8:20 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraWed 9:20 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 10:20 AM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
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