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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 17:58:00 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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 159° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.6"969.11 miwest0° 08' 03.5"9.23 minorth969.44 mi
24 hours13° 10' 23.5"884.06 mieast3° 34' 38.5"245.90 minorth923.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 4:58 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
GizoTue 4:58 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleTue 4:58 AM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaTue 3:58 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaTue 4:58 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaTue 4:58 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 3:58 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 3:58 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneTue 3:58 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:58 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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