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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 Saturday, March 29, 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: 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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' South, Longitude: 148° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.8"999.75 miwest0° 11' 41.7"13.39 minorth999.91 mi
24 hours12° 40' 25.0"875.73 mieast4° 40' 59.0"321.77 minorth933.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 10:40 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenSat 10:40 AM575 km357 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 10:40 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth S
BukaSat 10:40 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 9:40 AM844 km524 miles456 nmWest W
ArawaSat 10:40 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariSat 9:40 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest W
CairnsSat 10:40 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S
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