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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 Monday, May 19, 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: 70%

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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 161° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.0"969.01 miwest0° 08' 02.6"9.22 minorth969.34 mi
24 hours13° 10' 36.2"884.21 mieast3° 34' 20.9"245.57 minorth923.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 4:48 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleTue 4:48 AM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoTue 4:48 AM828 km515 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaTue 4:48 AM841 km522 miles454 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaTue 4:48 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 5:48 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 3:48 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 3:48 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneTue 3:48 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaTue 5:48 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-southeast ESE

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