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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 18:38:00 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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' North, Longitude: 152° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 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' 18.6"998.99 miwest0° 10' 58.0"12.56 minorth998.94 mi
24 hours12° 11' 15.7"840.35 mieast4° 10' 22.4"286.75 minorth884.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 5:38 AM704 km438 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 4:38 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 3:38 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 4:38 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 6:38 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 5:38 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 3:38 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest W
ManokwariFri 3:38 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 6:38 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 6:38 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE

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