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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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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 155° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.95 meters/second, 1601.8 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.0"995.24 miwest0° 11' 47.1"13.50 minorth995.49 mi
24 hours13° 02' 09.3"897.87 mieast4° 47' 01.3"328.69 minorth958.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 11:30 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest W
ArawaSat 11:30 AM103 km64 miles56 nmSouth S
GizoSat 12:30 PM342 km212 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 11:30 AM962 km598 miles520 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:30 PM1368 km850 miles738 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:30 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:30 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmWest W

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