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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 15:48:00 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: 81%

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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 176° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.6"954.00 miwest0° 05' 27.3"6.25 minorth954.26 mi
24 hours346° 17' 33.2"906.87 miwest2° 39' 50.1"183.17 minorth931.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaMon 3:48 AM113 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
NadiMon 3:48 AM124 km77 miles67 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaMon 3:48 AM231 km143 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
LevukaMon 3:48 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaMon 3:48 AM300 km187 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 2:48 AM886 km550 miles478 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 4:48 AM976 km606 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 3:48 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiMon 4:48 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 4:48 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE

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