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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 = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:56:00 PM.

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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

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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 140° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 57.1"979.46 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 miSouth979.25 mi
24 hours12° 16' 46.2"829.54 miEast2° 57' 36.1"203.49 miSouth849.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaThu 2:56 AM103 km64 miles56 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 2:56 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 AM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeThu 2:56 AM915 km568 miles494 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 1:56 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 2:26 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:26 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariThu 1:56 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 1:56 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneThu 2:56 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSoutheast SE

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