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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 Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 17:28:00 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: 37%

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 Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 155° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.0"1001.88 miwest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 minorth1002.02 mi
24 hours12° 05' 04.0"835.40 mieast4° 29' 02.4"308.09 minorth890.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:28 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 7:28 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 6:28 AM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 7:28 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaFri 6:28 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 5:28 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest W
AlofiThu 6:28 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 7:28 AM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 5:28 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 6:28 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmSouthwest SW

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