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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 18:38:00 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: 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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 177° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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"997.78 miwest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 minorth997.69 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.3"820.92 mieast3° 58' 39.5"273.35 minorth861.81 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 6:38 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:38 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:38 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 6:38 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 6:38 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:38 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 6:38 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSat 7:38 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 8:38 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast E
MidwayFri 7:38 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth N

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