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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 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 148° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.04 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 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° 27' 00.3"995.43 miwest0° 11' 47.9"13.51 minorth995.67 mi
24 hours13° 01' 42.5"897.50 mieast4° 47' 08.4"328.82 minorth958.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 12:00 Noon208 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenSat 12:00 Noon431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 12:00 Noon481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukaSat 12:00 Noon733 km455 miles396 nmEast E
ArawaSat 12:00 Noon839 km521 miles453 nmEast E
JayapuraSat 11:00 AM868 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoSat 1:00 PM1023 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 12:00 Noon1321 km821 miles714 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 1:00 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 11:00 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW

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