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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 00:30:00 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

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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 170° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 995.0 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' 56.7"994.88 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth995.13 mi
24 hours346° 56' 58.7"898.57 miwest4° 46' 46.1"328.40 minorth959.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:30 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:30 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:30 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmEast-southeast ESE

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