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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 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: 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 135° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"992.26 miwest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 minorth992.54 mi
24 hours12° 52' 15.5"883.30 mieast4° 33' 55.9"313.71 minorth940.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 9:40 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 10:10 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 9:40 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNortheast NE
AmbonFri 9:40 AM891 km553 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauFri 9:40 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest W
DiliFri 9:40 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 10:40 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoFri 8:40 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 10:40 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloFri 8:40 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW

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