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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 162° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.80 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.2"954.51 miWest0° 05' 34.1"6.38 miNorth954.77 mi
24 hours13° 41' 18.6"906.06 miEast2° 42' 14.9"185.93 miNorth930.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 3:48 AM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 3:48 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast E
NoumeaMon 3:48 AM744 km462 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 3:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 2:48 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaMon 4:48 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast E
CairnsMon 2:48 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 2:48 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 4:48 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 4:48 AM2064 km1283 miles1114 nmEast-northeast ENE

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