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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 17:28:00 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: 65%

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 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 169° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.74 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.8"999.25 miwest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours347° 48' 14.8"841.16 miwest4° 11' 44.5"288.32 minorth886.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 5:28 AM382 km238 miles206 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 5:28 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 5:28 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 4:28 AM1250 km776 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 5:28 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 5:28 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 5:28 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 4:28 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaFri 4:28 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:28 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmSoutheast SE

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