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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 5:48:00 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: 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 AM1639 km1018 miles885 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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