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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 18:48:00 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: 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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 155° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 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 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.1"1000.46 miwest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 minorth1000.63 mi
24 hours12° 14' 59.3"846.21 mieast4° 32' 30.7"312.06 minorth902.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaThu 4:48 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaThu 4:48 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth S
GizoThu 5:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 5:48 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 5:48 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 4:48 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 6:48 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 3:48 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
CairnsThu 4:48 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 6:48 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast-northeast ENE

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