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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:50:00 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: 3%

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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 151° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.8"983.41 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 minorth983.75 mi
24 hours13° 25' 08.0"914.33 mieast4° 30' 14.5"309.52 minorth970.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 10:50 AM506 km314 miles273 nmWest W
ArawaFri 10:50 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
BukaFri 10:50 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoFri 11:50 AM593 km368 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeFri 10:50 AM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
CairnsFri 10:50 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 9:50 AM1472 km914 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 10:50 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:50 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
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