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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 48' South
Longitude: 147° 30' 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' 17.6"955.10 miwest0° 05' 40.8"6.51 minorth955.36 mi
24 hours13° 40' 08.6"905.28 mieast2° 44' 41.0"188.73 minorth930.79 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 AM185 km115 miles100 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:48 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 3:48 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 4:48 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsMon 3:18 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 2:48 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 3:18 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-northwest WNW
SydneyMon 3:48 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
CanberraMon 3:48 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth S
AdelaideMon 3:18 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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