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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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:48:00 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: 67%

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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 30' North, Longitude: 123° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.7"1000.14 miwest0° 11' 10.9"12.80 minorth1000.12 mi
24 hours12° 13' 53.6"844.50 mieast4° 16' 56.9"294.27 minorth891.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 5:48 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 7:48 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 4:48 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:48 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 5:48 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandThu 6:48 AM3699 km2299 miles1997 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Las Vegas *Thu 5:48 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 2:48 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:48 AM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 6:48 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmEast-northeast ENE

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