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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 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: 11%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 152° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.5"991.75 miwest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 minorth992.04 mi
24 hours12° 52' 57.0"883.68 mieast4° 33' 07.3"312.79 minorth940.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 9:30 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 9:30 AM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 10:30 AM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E
LaeFri 9:30 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 9:30 AM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 10:30 AM873 km543 miles472 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 9:30 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 8:30 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 10:30 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 11:30 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE

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