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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' North, Longitude: 179° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.5"997.72 miWest0° 10' 28.8"12.00 miNorth997.64 mi
24 hours348° 04' 07.2"820.87 miWest3° 58' 27.4"273.12 miNorth861.67 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 6:48 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:48 AM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:48 AM935 km581 miles505 nmWest W
YarenSat 6:48 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 6:48 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 7:48 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 6:48 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSat 7:48 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 5:48 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest W
MidwayFri 7:48 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N

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