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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 18, 2014 at 11:48:00 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: 83%

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 Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 125° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.87 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.4"952.07 miwest0° 05' 00.2"5.73 minorth952.30 mi
24 hours13° 46' 51.0"910.03 mieast2° 29' 57.1"171.85 minorth931.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 3:48 AM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandSun 5:48 AM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 1:48 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 1:48 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 1:48 AM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:48 AM4351 km2703 miles2349 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 12:48 AM4668 km2901 miles2521 nmWest W
ApiaMon 12:48 AM4944 km3072 miles2670 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sun 6:48 AM4998 km3105 miles2698 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 12:48 AM5200 km3231 miles2808 nmWest-southwest WSW

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