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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 Thursday, March 27, 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: 12%

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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' South, Longitude: 135° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"989.43 miwest0° 10' 44.5"12.30 minorth989.73 mi
24 hours12° 56' 02.1"885.28 mieast4° 29' 09.2"308.25 minorth941.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 9:00 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 8:30 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 8:30 AM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 8:30 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 1:30 PM3446 km2142 miles1861 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 7:30 AM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 7:30 AM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 8:30 AM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 8:30 AM4092 km2543 miles2210 nmNorthwest NW

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