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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 24' South, Longitude: 172° 33' 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' 13.7"911.65 miWest0° 03' 24.9"3.92 miNorth911.86 mi
24 hours12° 22' 52.3"780.12 miEast1° 54' 32.9"131.38 miNorth796.74 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 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiMon 4:00 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 4:00 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuMon 4:00 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 3:00 AM1164 km723 miles629 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 4:00 AM1172 km729 miles633 nmNorth N
RarotongaSun 5:00 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 4:00 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth N
AucklandMon 3:00 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 3:00 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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