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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 04:38:00 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: 57%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 05' South, Longitude: 13° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.1"1002.03 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1002.15 mi
24 hours12° 08' 04.3"839.20 mieast4° 29' 45.3"308.91 minorth894.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancevilleThu 5:38 AM85 km53 miles46 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieThu 5:38 AM347 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
AconibeThu 5:38 AM353 km219 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
EbebiyínThu 5:38 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireThu 5:38 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrazzavilleThu 5:38 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 5:38 AM432 km269 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
KinshasaThu 5:38 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
OuéssoThu 5:38 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 5:38 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W

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