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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 91%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 24' South
Longitude: 143° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.5"979.62 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth979.40 mi
24 hours12° 16' 34.1"829.44 mieast2° 57' 51.0"203.79 misouth849.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyThu 2:46 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
CairnsThu 2:46 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeThu 2:46 AM759 km472 miles410 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 1:46 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 2:16 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:16 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 1:46 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 3:46 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast E
DiliThu 1:46 AM1963 km1219 miles1060 nmWest W
BrisbaneThu 2:46 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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