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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 21:48:00 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: 79%

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 25' South, Longitude: 90° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.0"957.15 miwest0° 06' 06.6"7.00 minorth957.42 mi
24 hours13° 35' 28.6"901.89 mieast2° 53' 57.4"199.34 minorth929.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 4:48 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 4:48 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 3:48 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmWest-northwest WNW
BandungMon 4:48 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 5:48 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 5:48 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 2:48 AM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakMon 4:48 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 3:18 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 5:48 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast-northeast ENE

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