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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 = Friday, April 18, 2014 at 4:56:00 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: 87%

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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 149° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.26 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.78 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.4"946.52 miWest0° 02' 19.8"2.67 miSouth946.42 mi
24 hours13° 44' 26.2"901.20 miEast0° 23' 05.7"26.48 miSouth900.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandSat 2:56 AM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth S
CairnsSat 2:56 AM412 km256 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 2:56 AM1031 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 2:56 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 3:56 AM1531 km952 miles827 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 2:26 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-southwest WSW
SydneySat 2:56 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSouth S
CanberraSat 2:56 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 1:56 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 3:56 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E

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