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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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' South, Longitude: 140° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 57.1"979.45 miwest0° 08' 10.1"9.36 misouth979.24 mi
24 hours12° 16' 47.7"829.57 mieast2° 57' 34.1"203.46 misouth849.21 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 AM132 km82 miles71 nmEast E
CairnsThu 2:56 AM742 km461 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 AM785 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeThu 2:56 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
DarwinThu 2:26 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 1:56 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 2:26 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariThu 1:56 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 1:56 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneThu 2:56 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSoutheast SE

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