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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 23:48:00 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: 56%

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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' South, Longitude: 87° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.28 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.4"986.99 miwest0° 10' 06.5"11.58 minorth987.30 mi
24 hours12° 35' 26.7"859.02 mieast4° 14' 15.2"291.20 minorth911.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluWed 6:48 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 5:48 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmWest W
MedanWed 6:48 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 5:18 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 5:18 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 7:48 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
JakartaWed 6:48 AM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmEast E
SingaporeWed 7:48 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 4:48 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorthwest NW
BandungWed 6:48 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast E
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