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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 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

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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 157° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.6"995.18 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 minorth995.43 mi
24 hours13° 02' 18.0"897.99 mieast4° 46' 58.9"328.64 minorth958.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 11:20 AM284 km177 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 12:20 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukaSat 11:20 AM366 km227 miles197 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 1:20 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 12:20 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmSouthwest SW
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