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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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 17:16:00 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: 65%

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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 174° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.78 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.6"945.45 miwest0° 01' 37.1"1.86 misouth945.37 mi
24 hours346° 21' 36.2"893.27 miwest0° 06' 11.1"7.09 misouth893.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 5:16 AM325 km202 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 5:16 AM337 km209 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 5:16 AM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
LevukaSun 5:16 AM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaSun 5:16 AM577 km358 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 4:16 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
LuganvilleSun 4:16 AM862 km536 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 4:16 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 6:16 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 5:16 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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