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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 Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:00:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:20 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 27' South, Longitude: 158° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.51 meters/second, 1467.0 km/hour, 911.6 miles/hour or 792.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.19 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.7"911.18 miwest0° 03' 17.4"3.78 minorth911.39 mi
24 hours12° 24' 36.6"781.60 mieast1° 51' 47.3"128.22 minorth797.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 4:00 AM397 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSun 4:00 AM1171 km727 miles632 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 3:00 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:00 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:00 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 3:00 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 2:00 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham IslandsMon 2:45 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 6:00 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmEast E
KiritimatiMon 4:00 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth N

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