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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 Thursday, February 27, 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: 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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' South, Longitude: 145° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.90 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.3"968.19 miwest0° 08' 39.6"9.92 minorth968.54 mi
24 hours13° 48' 38.0"927.43 mieast3° 51' 58.3"265.75 minorth971.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 10:20 AM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 10:20 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeThu 10:20 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 9:20 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 9:50 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 9:50 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 10:20 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariThu 9:20 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
DiliThu 9:20 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest-northwest WNW

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