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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 Wednesday, July 16, 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: 75%

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 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 04' North, Longitude: 137° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.0"1001.32 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 minorth1001.41 mi
24 hours12° 25' 03.8"858.94 mieast4° 32' 32.8"312.11 minorth913.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariThu 3:48 AM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraThu 3:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 3:48 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoThu 2:48 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 4:48 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosThu 2:48 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoThu 2:48 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinThu 4:18 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloThu 2:48 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmWest W
DiliThu 3:48 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
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