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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 Monday, March 24, 2014 at 01:46:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
This phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 24, 2014 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 65° 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.7"945.47 miwest0° 02' 16.9"2.61 minorth945.58 mi
24 hours13° 46' 47.0"903.16 mieast1° 27' 49.5"100.67 minorth912.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 5:46 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisMon 5:46 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 5:46 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 7:46 AM1457 km906 miles787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 4:46 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 5:46 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:46 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 4:46 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 6:46 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 4:46 AM3131 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-northwest WNW
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