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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 = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 5:56:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 4:56 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 3:26 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 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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