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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 23:20:00 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: 8%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 159° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.3"967.55 miwest0° 08' 33.8"9.81 minorth967.90 mi
24 hours13° 49' 31.7"927.86 mieast3° 49' 58.7"263.47 minorth971.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 10:20 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth N
GizoThu 10:20 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleThu 10:20 AM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 9:20 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 10:20 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:20 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 9:20 AM1444 km897 miles779 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 9:20 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 9:20 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:20 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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