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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:30:00 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: 59%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, August 10, 2014 at 6:11 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 170° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.2"972.05 miwest0° 07' 07.8"8.17 minorth971.83 mi
24 hours12° 16' 49.7"824.06 mieast2° 26' 44.8"168.16 minorth836.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:30 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 4:30 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:30 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSun 6:30 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 4:30 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 4:30 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 4:30 AM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 5:30 AM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 4:30 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:30 AM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
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