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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 Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 11:48:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 161° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.08 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.4"966.36 miwest0° 08' 26.8"9.68 minorth966.71 mi
24 hours14° 00' 42.6"939.95 mieast3° 46' 48.7"259.85 minorth982.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 1:48 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSun 12:48 AM977 km607 miles527 nmWest W
AlofiSun 12:48 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 12:48 AM1094 km679 miles590 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 12:48 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 1:48 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 12:48 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 1:48 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 11:48 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:48 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
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