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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 82%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:19 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 24' South
Longitude: 172° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.72 meters/second, 1467.8 km/hour, 912.0 miles/hour or 792.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.8"911.72 miwest0° 03' 25.0"3.92 minorth911.94 mi
24 hours12° 22' 50.4"780.15 mieast1° 54' 36.1"131.45 minorth796.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaMon 4:00 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiMon 4:00 AM532 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuMon 4:00 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNorth N
AlofiSun 4:00 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 3:00 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 4:00 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNorth N
RarotongaSun 5:00 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 4:00 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth N
AucklandMon 3:00 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 3:00 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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