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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 Monday, June 16, 2014 at 03:48:00 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: 87%

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 Monday, June 16, 2014 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' South, Longitude: 13° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"968.91 miwest0° 08' 28.6"9.71 minorth969.25 mi
24 hours13° 32' 01.3"909.10 mieast3° 44' 56.9"257.71 minorth951.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 3:48 AM905 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaMon 3:48 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 3:48 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 12:48 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 3:48 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 3:48 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 3:48 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
AccraMon 3:48 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 3:48 AM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeMon 3:48 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE

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