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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 17:38:00 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: 51%

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 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' North, Longitude: 175° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.0"1002.37 miwest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 minorth1002.41 mi
24 hours12° 01' 24.9"831.45 mieast4° 22' 35.0"300.70 minorth882.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandThu 5:38 AM154 km96 miles83 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 5:38 AM181 km112 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 6:38 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 5:38 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 6:38 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 5:38 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest W
MajuroFri 5:38 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaFri 6:38 AM1727 km1073 miles932 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 5:38 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 7:38 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
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