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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: 10%

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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 149° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.9"991.83 miwest0° 10' 59.4"12.59 minorth992.11 mi
24 hours12° 52' 51.0"883.62 mieast4° 33' 14.4"312.92 minorth940.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 9:40 AM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 9:40 AM375 km233 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 9:40 AM572 km355 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaFri 9:40 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
Mount HagenFri 9:40 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoFri 10:40 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 10:40 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 9:40 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 8:40 AM1149 km714 miles621 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 10:40 AM1829 km1136 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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