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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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 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: 68%

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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.4"948.59 miwest0° 03' 33.3"4.08 minorth948.76 mi
24 hours13° 39' 21.9"897.96 mieast1° 56' 36.0"133.64 minorth912.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 4:48 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 4:48 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast E
NoumeaMon 4:48 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:48 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 5:48 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 3:48 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 5:48 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 5:48 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth N
CairnsMon 3:48 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:48 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW

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