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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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 153° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 59.5"995.30 miwest0° 11' 47.3"13.50 minorth995.55 mi
24 hours13° 02' 00.6"897.75 mieast4° 47' 03.6"328.73 minorth958.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 11:40 AM170 km105 miles92 nmEast E
ArawaSat 11:40 AM288 km179 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoSat 12:40 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 11:40 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM805 km500 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 10:40 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 12:40 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:40 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:40 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast-northeast ENE
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