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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 11:48:00 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: 85%

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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 129° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.53 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.8"974.12 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 minorth974.46 mi
24 hours13° 20' 17.0"900.26 mieast3° 57' 52.7"272.50 minorth946.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 3:48 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 1:48 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 5:48 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 1:48 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 AM3492 km2170 miles1885 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 12:48 AM4401 km2735 miles2376 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 12:48 AM4602 km2859 miles2485 nmWest W
Mexico City *Mon 6:48 AM4848 km3012 miles2618 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluMon 1:48 AM4886 km3036 miles2638 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 12:48 AM4966 km3085 miles2681 nmWest-southwest WSW
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