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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 5:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:15 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:49 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 171° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.26 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.7"16.79 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 34' 41.9"1007.11 miWest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 miNorth1007.29 mi
24 hours349° 58' 28.1"692.59 miWest4° 45' 05.7"326.47 miNorth766.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 5:16 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenWed 5:16 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 5:16 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 5:16 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 5:16 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraWed 4:16 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaWed 4:16 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 4:16 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 5:16 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 6:16 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE

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