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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 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: 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 151° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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' 13.9"952.85 miwest0° 04' 10.1"4.78 misouth952.67 mi
24 hours13° 18' 59.9"877.91 mieast1° 10' 29.6"80.80 misouth878.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 3:56 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 3:56 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 3:56 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 4:56 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 4:56 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 4:56 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 3:26 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Sat 4:56 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 2:56 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 3:26 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmWest-northwest WNW

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