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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' South, Longitude: 172° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.3"994.82 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth995.07 mi
24 hours346° 56' 50.0"898.69 miwest4° 46' 43.4"328.35 minorth959.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:20 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:20 PM823 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 12:20 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmEast-southeast ESE

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