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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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 138° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.8"964.95 miwest0° 06' 23.2"7.32 misouth964.73 mi
24 hours12° 50' 32.7"856.12 mieast2° 08' 42.8"147.51 misouth864.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 3:26 AM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 3:56 AM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 3:26 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 3:26 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 3:56 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 2:56 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
DiliFri 2:56 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 2:56 AM1697 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 3:56 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaFri 2:41 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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