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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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 129° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.9"992.30 miwest0° 09' 20.5"10.70 misouth992.14 mi
24 hours11° 45' 10.4"803.21 mieast3° 31' 47.7"242.62 misouth834.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauWed 1:56 AM305 km189 miles164 nmWest W
SameWed 1:56 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
DiliWed 1:56 AM399 km248 miles215 nmWest W
DarwinWed 2:26 AM434 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuaiWed 1:56 AM434 km270 miles235 nmWest W
AmbonWed 1:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
KupangWed 12:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
EndeWed 12:56 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest W
KendariWed 12:56 AM916 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariWed 1:56 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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