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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 142° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.95 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.7"968.29 miWest0° 08' 40.7"9.94 miNorth968.64 mi
24 hours13° 48' 28.9"927.36 miEast3° 52' 17.9"266.13 miNorth971.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaThu 10:30 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 10:30 AM468 km291 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 10:30 AM685 km425 miles370 nmNortheast NE
LaeThu 10:30 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 9:30 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 10:00 AM1303 km810 miles703 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 10:00 AM1436 km892 miles776 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 9:30 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 10:30 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE

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