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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 23:30:00 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: 19%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 139° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.78 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.2"979.14 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 minorth979.48 mi
24 hours13° 09' 02.7"891.35 mieast4° 06' 58.8"282.90 minorth940.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinThu 9:00 AM909 km565 miles491 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 9:30 AM910 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 9:30 AM932 km579 miles504 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 8:30 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
LaeThu 9:30 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariThu 8:30 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsThu 9:00 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliThu 8:30 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoThu 7:30 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 8:30 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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