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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 15:56:00 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: 91%

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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 155° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.4"980.04 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 misouth979.83 mi
24 hours12° 15' 24.4"828.44 mieast2° 59' 16.8"205.42 misouth848.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 2:56 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraThu 2:56 AM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 1:56 AM670 km417 miles362 nmNorth N
BukaThu 1:56 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 AM955 km593 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 1:56 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 2:56 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneThu 1:56 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmSouth S
YarenThu 3:56 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 12:56 AM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
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