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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 01:20:00 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: 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 144° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.81 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.0"983.70 miwest0° 10' 41.2"12.24 minorth984.04 mi
24 hours13° 24' 38.7"914.02 mieast4° 30' 48.1"310.16 minorth970.20 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 11:20 AM292 km181 miles158 nmEast E
LaeFri 11:20 AM435 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenFri 11:20 AM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:20 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 10:20 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 10:50 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariFri 10:20 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1691 km1050 miles913 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 10:50 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
DiliFri 10:20 AM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmWest W

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