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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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 143° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.7"979.56 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth979.35 mi
24 hours12° 16' 32.6"829.36 mieast2° 57' 52.9"203.82 misouth849.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaThu 2:46 AM165 km103 miles89 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 2:46 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
CairnsThu 2:46 AM564 km350 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeThu 2:46 AM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 1:46 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 2:16 AM1360 km845 miles735 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:16 AM1603 km996 miles865 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 1:46 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 3:46 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast E
BrisbaneThu 2:46 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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