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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 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: 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
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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