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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 7:30 AM3936 km2445 miles2125 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 8:30 AM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 8:30 AM4092 km2543 miles2210 nmNorthwest NW

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