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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 17:58:00 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: 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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 172° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.83 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 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' 43.0"983.75 miwest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 minorth984.07 mi
24 hours347° 18' 20.3"863.53 miwest4° 08' 28.0"284.59 minorth913.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleWed 4:58 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 5:58 AM799 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaWed 4:58 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaWed 5:58 AM973 km604 miles525 nmSoutheast SE
NadiWed 5:58 AM988 km614 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaWed 5:58 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaWed 5:58 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 5:58 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 5:58 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth N
HoniaraWed 4:58 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest W

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