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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 18:28:00 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: 64%

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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 154° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.4"999.03 miwest0° 10' 58.3"12.57 minorth998.98 mi
24 hours12° 11' 19.8"840.47 mieast4° 10' 34.2"286.97 minorth885.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 5:28 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaFri 5:28 AM475 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 4:28 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 6:28 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 5:28 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 3:28 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 4:28 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 6:28 AM1853 km1151 miles1001 nmEast E
TarawaFri 6:28 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 6:28 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE

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