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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 18:28:00 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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 160° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.2"1000.38 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 minorth1000.55 mi
24 hours12° 15' 15.0"846.46 mieast4° 32' 33.8"312.12 minorth903.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 4:28 AM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
BukaThu 4:28 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoThu 5:28 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 5:28 AM710 km441 miles384 nmSouth S
YarenThu 6:28 AM784 km487 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 5:28 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 6:28 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyThu 4:28 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 6:28 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 5:28 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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