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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:35 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:47 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: 143° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.37 meters/second, 1491.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.45 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.4"926.66 miwest0° 03' 06.4"3.56 misouth926.51 mi
24 hours15° 07' 57.1"976.02 mieast0° 29' 32.1"33.87 misouth974.97 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 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsMon 1:44 AM870 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownMon 2:44 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 12:44 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
AlofiSun 11:44 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 12:44 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaMon 11:44 PM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:44 PM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:44 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmWest W
Easter IslandMon 4:44 AM3485 km2166 miles1882 nmEast-southeast ESE
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