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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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:44:00 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: 97%

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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' South, Longitude: 142° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.38 meters/second, 1491.8 km/hour, 926.9 miles/hour or 805.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.45 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.4"926.60 miwest0° 03' 06.6"3.57 misouth926.45 mi
24 hours15° 07' 57.6"975.96 mieast0° 29' 36.4"33.95 misouth974.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 12:44 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsMon 1:44 AM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownMon 2:44 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 12:44 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
AlofiSun 11:44 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 12:44 AM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaMon 11:44 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:44 PM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:44 PM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmWest W
Easter IslandMon 4:44 AM3459 km2149 miles1868 nmEast-southeast ESE

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