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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 17:58:00 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: 82%

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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 141° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.29 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.7"978.06 miwest0° 09' 35.7"10.99 minorth978.41 mi
24 hours13° 11' 20.9"893.43 mieast4° 06' 25.2"282.26 minorth942.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaTue 3:58 AM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 3:58 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsTue 3:58 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSoutheast SE
LaeTue 3:58 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 2:58 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 3:28 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 2:58 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 3:28 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliTue 2:58 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 4:58 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmEast E

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