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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 Thursday, March 20, 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: 84%

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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 167° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.6"966.08 miwest0° 06' 33.0"7.51 misouth965.86 mi
24 hours347° 12' 04.3"854.10 miwest2° 13' 05.8"152.53 misouth862.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 2:56 AM62 km38 miles33 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 2:56 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NoumeaFri 2:56 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 2:56 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 3:56 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 3:56 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 3:56 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 4:56 AM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 3:56 AM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 1:56 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmSouthwest SW

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