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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, May 11, 2014 at 11:20:00 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: 88%

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 Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' South, Longitude: 148° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.7"1000.86 miwest0° 10' 00.3"11.46 misouth1000.79 mi
24 hours11° 29' 33.6"791.55 mieast3° 54' 19.7"268.38 misouth832.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSun 9:20 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 9:20 PM494 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenSun 9:20 PM518 km322 miles279 nmWest W
BukaSun 9:20 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast E
ArawaSun 9:20 PM748 km465 miles404 nmEast E
GizoSun 10:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 8:20 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 10:20 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSun 9:20 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 10:20 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNortheast NE
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