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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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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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 151° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 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' 29.6"991.77 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 minorth992.05 mi
24 hours12° 52' 55.8"883.66 mieast4° 33' 08.7"312.81 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 9:32 AM384 km239 miles208 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 9:32 AM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeFri 9:32 AM538 km334 miles290 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 9:32 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 10:32 AM561 km349 miles303 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 10:32 AM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 9:32 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 8:32 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 10:32 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 11:32 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE

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