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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 15:10:00 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 23' South, Longitude: 174° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.75 meters/second, 1467.9 km/hour, 912.1 miles/hour or 792.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.3"911.73 miwest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 minorth911.94 mi
24 hours12° 22' 34.9"779.87 mieast1° 55' 00.5"131.91 minorth796.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaMon 4:10 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth N
PangaiMon 4:10 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 4:10 AM644 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
AlofiSun 4:10 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
SuvaMon 3:10 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 4:10 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 5:10 AM1597 km993 miles862 nmEast E
AucklandMon 3:10 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 4:10 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 3:10 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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