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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 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° 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.8"952.90 miwest0° 04' 09.9"4.78 misouth952.73 mi
24 hours13° 19' 01.1"877.99 mieast1° 10' 26.7"80.75 misouth878.78 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 AM594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 3:56 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 3:56 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 4:56 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sat 4:56 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 4:56 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmEast E
Alice SpringsSat 3:26 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Sat 4:56 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 2:56 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 3:26 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
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