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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 17, 2014 at 22:48:00 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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' South, Longitude: 61° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.38 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.0"946.83 miwest0° 03' 27.0"3.95 minorth947.00 mi
24 hours13° 59' 20.5"919.12 mieast1° 55' 29.0"132.36 minorth933.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 2:48 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisSun 2:48 AM488 km303 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 2:48 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 1:48 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 2:48 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 4:48 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 1:48 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 3:48 AM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSun 1:48 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 3:48 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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