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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 Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:10:00 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: 80%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 3:17 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 15' South, Longitude: 140° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.82 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.6"1006.13 miwest0° 10' 06.9"11.58 misouth1006.16 mi
24 hours11° 00' 16.5"761.02 mieast4° 02' 24.3"277.59 misouth808.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 8:10 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenSat 9:10 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 8:10 PM694 km431 miles375 nmWest W
LaeSat 9:10 PM960 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSat 8:10 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 9:10 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 8:40 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 9:10 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoSat 7:10 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
DiliSat 8:10 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW

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