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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 17:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 133° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.6"955.48 miwest0° 04' 55.9"5.65 misouth955.29 mi
24 hours13° 26' 14.8"888.63 mieast1° 29' 00.6"102.02 misouth890.86 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 2:36 AM297 km185 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 2:36 AM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 2:36 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
DiliFri 2:06 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 3:06 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast E
EuclaFri 1:51 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 3:06 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariFri 2:06 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 2:06 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarFri 1:06 AM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmNorthwest NW

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