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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 02:30:00 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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 141° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 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 minorth995.84 mi
24 hours13° 01' 17.9"897.16 mieast4° 47' 14.5"328.94 minorth957.71 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 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorth N
Mount HagenSat 12:30 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSat 12:30 PM675 km420 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:30 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 11:30 AM912 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSat 12:00 Noon1392 km865 miles752 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 12:30 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:30 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:30 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 10:30 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW

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