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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 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: 21%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 148° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.1"976.18 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 minorth976.51 mi
24 hours13° 12' 40.9"892.91 mieast3° 59' 20.5"274.17 minorth939.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 8:30 AM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
RarotongaWed 8:30 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 8:30 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 7:30 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 10:30 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 7:30 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 8:30 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 7:30 AM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 6:30 AM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 6:30 AM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmWest W
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