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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 01:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' South, Longitude: 142° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.85 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 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' 00.5"983.80 miwest0° 10' 41.9"12.25 minorth984.14 mi
24 hours13° 24' 29.0"913.91 mieast4° 30' 59.2"310.37 minorth970.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 11:30 AM493 km307 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
LaeFri 11:30 AM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 11:30 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 11:00 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariFri 10:30 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 11:00 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 10:30 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast E

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