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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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 17:38:00 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: 62%

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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 172° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.1"1000.19 miwest0° 11' 22.6"13.03 minorth1000.37 mi
24 hours347° 44' 04.9"847.10 miwest4° 32' 40.6"312.25 minorth903.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 5:38 AM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth N
YarenThu 5:38 AM675 km419 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 5:38 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 5:38 AM1149 km714 miles621 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 5:38 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 4:38 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 4:38 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 5:38 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 4:38 AM1934 km1202 miles1045 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 6:38 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmEast-southeast ESE
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