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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 17:48:00 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: 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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 147° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 17.5"955.02 miwest0° 05' 40.6"6.51 minorth955.28 mi
24 hours13° 40' 09.9"905.24 mieast2° 44' 38.4"188.67 minorth930.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 3:48 AM213 km133 miles115 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:48 AM816 km507 miles440 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 3:48 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:48 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsMon 3:18 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 2:48 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 3:18 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW
SydneyMon 3:48 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouth S
CanberraMon 3:48 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 4:48 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
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