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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 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: 4%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 165° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.87 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.3"999.53 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 minorth999.70 mi
24 hours12° 40' 52.8"876.09 mieast4° 41' 03.8"321.86 minorth934.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 11:30 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 10:30 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 11:30 AM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 10:30 AM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 10:30 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM2070 km1286 miles1117 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 9:30 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 11:30 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSoutheast SE

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