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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 19:48:00 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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' South, Longitude: 141° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.4"1000.67 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1000.83 mi
24 hours12° 14' 12.5"845.45 mieast4° 32' 20.5"311.87 minorth901.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 4:48 AM42 km26 miles23 nmNorthwest NW
Mount HagenThu 5:48 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 5:48 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariThu 4:48 AM801 km498 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyThu 5:48 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 4:48 AM1338 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 5:18 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 5:48 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 4:48 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaThu 5:48 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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