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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 18:48:00 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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 147° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.1"969.63 miwest0° 08' 07.8"9.31 minorth969.96 mi
24 hours13° 09' 20.6"883.31 mieast3° 36' 05.1"247.56 minorth923.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 4:48 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 4:48 AM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth N
LaeTue 4:48 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth N
JayapuraTue 3:48 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 5:48 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 4:48 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsTue 4:18 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 4:18 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 3:48 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyTue 4:48 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouth S

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