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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 Friday, July 18, 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: 54%

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 Friday, July 18, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' North, Longitude: 166° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.10 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.9"991.06 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 minorth990.91 mi
24 hours12° 04' 47.3"825.93 mieast3° 36' 59.3"248.56 minorth858.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinSat 6:28 AM97 km60 miles52 nmEast E
MajuroSat 6:28 AM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 5:28 AM979 km608 miles529 nmWest W
YarenSat 6:28 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:28 AM1057 km656 miles570 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 6:28 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 6:28 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 5:28 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 6:28 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 4:28 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-northwest WNW

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