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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 75%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 19' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.2"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.89 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.8"||952.90 mi||west||0° 04' 09.9"||4.78 mi||south||952.73 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 01.1"||877.99 mi||east||1° 10' 26.7"||80.75 mi||south||878.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 3:56 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:56 AM||1010 km||627 miles||545 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:56 AM||1103 km||685 miles||595 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sat 4:56 AM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:56 AM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:56 AM||1803 km||1120 miles||974 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Sat 3:26 AM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| WSW|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:56 AM||1967 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:56 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Sat 3:26 AM||2273 km||1412 miles||1227 nm|| WNW|
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