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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:46:00 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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 138° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.7"955.64 miwest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 misouth955.45 mi
24 hours13° 25' 54.4"888.39 mieast1° 29' 52.7"103.02 misouth890.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 2:16 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 2:46 AM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 2:16 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 2:16 AM944 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 1:46 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth N
DiliFri 1:46 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 1:46 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 1:31 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneFri 2:46 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSoutheast SE
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