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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 6, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 172° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.82 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.65 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 36.7"938.78 miwest0° 06' 41.7"7.68 misouth938.49 mi
24 hours15° 06' 32.1"986.55 mieast1° 58' 26.3"135.79 misouth989.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuMon 12:44 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiMon 12:44 AM220 km136 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 12:44 AM256 km159 miles138 nmEast E
NukualofaMon 12:44 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoSun 12:44 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaMon 12:44 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 12:44 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth N
LabasaSun 11:44 PM934 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 11:44 PM982 km610 miles531 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 12:44 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmNorth N
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