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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 43' South, Longitude: 176° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 kilometres/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.5"1000.37 miWest0° 12' 00.5"13.75 miNorth1000.49 mi
24 hours12° 44' 28.7"881.26 miEast4° 43' 24.7"324.55 miNorth938.61 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Howland IslandSat 12:30 PM171 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandSun 1:30 PM630 km392 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSun 1:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaSun 12:30 PM927 km576 miles500 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM964 km599 miles521 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AtafuSun 1:30 PM995 km619 miles537 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 12:30 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 12:30 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW

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