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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 6:48:00 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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 133° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.1"955.54 miWest0° 05' 47.3"6.63 miNorth955.81 mi
24 hours13° 39' 00.5"904.41 miEast2° 47' 00.2"191.38 miNorth930.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekMon 4:18 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 4:18 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 4:18 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
DiliMon 3:48 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 4:48 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 4:48 AM1700 km1057 miles918 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaMon 3:33 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 3:48 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 3:48 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarMon 2:48 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorthwest NW

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