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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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 16:48:00 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: 60%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 170° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.6"983.08 miwest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 minorth983.40 mi
24 hours12° 42' 56.8"864.46 mieast4° 07' 11.9"283.14 minorth914.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 5:48 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaWed 5:48 AM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Wed 5:48 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoTue 5:48 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuWed 4:48 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiWed 5:48 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth N
AlofiTue 5:48 AM936 km582 miles505 nmSouth S
NeiafuWed 5:48 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 4:48 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:48 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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