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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.

March Equinox 2014

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: 84%

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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 152° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 35.2"965.57 miwest0° 06' 28.0"7.41 misouth965.35 mi
24 hours12° 49' 15.7"855.19 mieast2° 10' 52.4"150.00 misouth863.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 2:56 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 2:56 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
GizoFri 3:56 AM910 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 3:56 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 2:56 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 3:56 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmEast E
JayapuraFri 1:56 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 3:56 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 2:26 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Fri 3:56 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSouth S
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