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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 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 18:48:00 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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 172° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.23 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.6"995.86 miwest0° 10' 52.4"12.45 minorth996.10 mi
24 hours347° 41' 40.9"846.26 miwest4° 26' 38.7"305.36 minorth902.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 6:48 AM751 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 6:48 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
YarenThu 6:48 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaThu 5:48 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 6:48 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 6:48 AM1457 km905 miles786 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 5:48 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 6:48 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 7:48 AM1792 km1114 miles968 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaThu 7:48 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
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