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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 5:38:00 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: 80%

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 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 150° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.99 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.2"954.94 miWest0° 05' 39.6"6.49 miNorth955.20 mi
24 hours13° 40' 21.4"905.37 miEast2° 44' 14.6"188.21 miNorth930.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 3:38 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:38 AM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 3:38 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:38 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsMon 3:08 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 2:38 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyMon 3:38 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 4:38 AM1930 km1200 miles1042 nmEast E
CanberraMon 3:38 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 3:08 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W

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