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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 18:48:00 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: 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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.7"998.95 miwest0° 10' 57.6"12.55 minorth998.90 mi
24 hours12° 11' 11.6"840.24 mieast4° 10' 10.5"286.52 minorth884.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 5:48 AM957 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 4:48 AM1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 3:48 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 4:48 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 3:48 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 3:48 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 5:48 AM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 6:48 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 6:48 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast E
CairnsFri 4:48 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth S
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