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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 24, 2014 at 23:30:00 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: 21%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' South, Longitude: 134° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.8"998.97 miwest0° 11' 12.7"12.84 minorth999.17 mi
24 hours12° 21' 52.0"852.94 mieast4° 32' 31.1"312.08 minorth909.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 8:30 AM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
AmbonFri 8:30 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest W
JayapuraFri 8:30 AM723 km449 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
SofifiFri 8:30 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 8:30 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 9:00 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BaucauFri 8:30 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliFri 8:30 AM1089 km676 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 7:30 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 8:30 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth N
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