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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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 18:48:00 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: 72%

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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 142° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.3"992.06 miwest0° 10' 53.6"12.48 minorth992.34 mi
24 hours12° 38' 35.9"867.23 mieast4° 28' 30.8"307.51 minorth923.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenWed 4:48 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
LaeWed 4:48 AM464 km288 miles250 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 4:48 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 3:48 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 4:48 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 3:48 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinWed 4:18 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 3:48 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 5:48 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast E
DiliWed 3:48 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest W
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