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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 Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 16:48:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 130° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.5"948.83 miwest0° 04' 40.4"5.36 minorth949.05 mi
24 hours14° 17' 55.6"942.38 mieast2° 25' 01.4"166.21 minorth962.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 2:18 AM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSun 2:18 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 2:18 AM755 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSun 1:48 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:33 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 2:48 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast E
MakassarSun 12:48 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSun 1:48 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 12:48 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 1:48 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE

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