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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 01:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 146° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.77 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 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 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"983.61 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth983.95 mi
24 hours13° 24' 48.4"914.12 mieast4° 30' 37.0"309.95 minorth970.25 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 11:10 AM52 km32 miles28 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeFri 11:10 AM347 km215 miles187 nmNorth N
Mount HagenFri 11:10 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 11:10 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouth S
BukaFri 11:10 AM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:10 AM1066 km662 miles575 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmEast E
ManokwariFri 10:10 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 10:40 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmWest W
BrisbaneFri 11:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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