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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 12:58:00 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: 84%

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 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 28' South, Longitude: 146° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.87 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.2"974.87 miwest0° 09' 13.9"10.58 minorth975.22 mi
24 hours13° 18' 34.8"898.97 mieast3° 59' 35.4"274.46 minorth945.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 2:58 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeMon 3:28 AM818 km509 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 2:58 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 2:58 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 4:58 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 1:58 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 1:58 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmWest W
ApiaTue 1:58 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 1:58 AM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 12:58 AM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmWest-northwest WNW

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