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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 18:38:00 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: 61%

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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 157° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 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' 57.6"1000.42 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 minorth1000.59 mi
24 hours12° 15' 07.2"846.33 mieast4° 32' 32.1"312.09 minorth902.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 4:38 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
BukaThu 4:38 AM449 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
GizoThu 5:38 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 5:38 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 6:38 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 5:38 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 4:38 AM1384 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 6:38 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 6:38 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 3:38 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W

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