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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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 140° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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"0.23 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.3"995.60 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 minorth995.85 mi
24 hours13° 01' 16.8"897.15 mieast4° 47' 14.7"328.94 minorth957.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
Mount HagenSat 12:30 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSat 12:30 PM704 km438 miles380 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:30 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 11:30 AM886 km551 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSat 12:00 Noon1368 km850 miles739 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 12:30 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:30 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:30 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 10:30 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW

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