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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%

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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 174° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.5"983.65 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miNorth983.98 mi
24 hours347° 18' 09.3"863.66 miWest4° 08' 17.4"284.39 miNorth914.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 5:48 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaWed 5:48 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaWed 5:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiWed 5:48 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaWed 5:48 AM941 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleWed 4:48 AM981 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 4:48 AM1052 km653 miles568 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 5:48 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth N
YarenWed 5:48 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 6:48 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast-southeast ESE

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