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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 16:46:00 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: 75%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 168° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.3"953.35 miwest0° 04' 17.2"4.91 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours346° 42' 13.0"876.98 miwest1° 13' 32.4"84.30 misouth878.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 3:46 AM24 km15 miles13 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 3:46 AM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSat 3:46 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSat 4:46 AM952 km591 miles514 nmEast E
LautokaSat 4:46 AM956 km594 miles516 nmEast E
SuvaSat 4:46 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 3:46 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 4:46 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 5:46 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 4:46 AM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNorth N

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