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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:28:00 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: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 175° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.4"997.83 miwest0° 10' 29.7"12.02 minorth997.74 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.9"820.97 mieast3° 58' 51.5"273.58 minorth861.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:28 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:28 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:28 AM1488 km924 miles803 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 6:28 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 7:28 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 8:28 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 6:28 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 7:28 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 6:28 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayFri 7:28 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth N

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