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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 18:48:00 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 18:48:00 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
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 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest W
YarenSat 6:48 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 6:48 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 7:48 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 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 km1485 miles1291 nmWest W
MidwayFri 7:48 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N

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