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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 Friday, March 21, 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: 76%

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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 179° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.9"953.71 miwest0° 04' 22.2"5.01 misouth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 16' 53.9"876.30 mieast1° 15' 42.2"86.78 misouth877.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouSat 3:56 AM110 km69 miles60 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaSat 3:56 AM168 km104 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
LevukaSat 3:56 AM177 km110 miles96 nmWest W
SuvaSat 3:56 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
LautokaSat 3:56 AM323 km201 miles174 nmWest W
NadiSat 3:56 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSat 3:56 AM586 km364 miles317 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 4:56 AM598 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 4:56 AM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 4:56 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
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