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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 = Thursday, March 20, 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: 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 153° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.8 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"965.51 miWest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 miSouth965.29 mi
24 hours12° 49' 14.3"855.11 miEast2° 10' 54.8"150.04 miSouth863.56 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 AM814 km506 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 3:56 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 2:56 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 3:56 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 2:56 AM1338 km832 miles723 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 3:56 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 1:56 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 3:56 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 2:26 AM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 4:56 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE

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