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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 16:56:00 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: 93%

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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 135° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 56.2"955.56 miwest0° 04' 56.9"5.67 misouth955.37 mi
24 hours13° 26' 04.6"888.51 mieast1° 29' 26.7"102.52 misouth890.78 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 2:26 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 2:26 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 2:26 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 2:56 AM1058 km658 miles572 nmEast E
DiliFri 1:56 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 2:56 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 1:56 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaFri 1:41 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 1:56 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth N
AdelaideFri 2:26 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth S
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