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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 Sunday, June 15, 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: 91%

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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 144° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.2"961.88 miwest0° 07' 25.8"8.51 minorth962.20 mi
24 hours13° 47' 56.8"920.86 mieast3° 23' 47.2"233.49 minorth956.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 2:48 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyMon 2:48 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeMon 2:48 AM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 2:18 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 1:48 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 2:18 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
BrisbaneMon 2:48 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 3:48 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 1:48 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyMon 2:48 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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