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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 18:58:00 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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 153° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.4"1000.49 miwest0° 11' 23.2"13.04 minorth1000.66 mi
24 hours12° 14' 51.4"846.08 mieast4° 32' 29.0"312.03 minorth902.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaThu 4:58 AM329 km204 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaThu 4:58 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
GizoThu 5:58 AM709 km440 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 4:58 AM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 4:58 AM973 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 5:58 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 5:58 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 3:58 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest W
YarenThu 6:58 AM1562 km971 miles844 nmEast E
CairnsThu 4:58 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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