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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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' South
Longitude: 155° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.25 meters/second, 1491.3 km/hour, 926.7 miles/hour or 805.2 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"926.39 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.41 misouth926.24 mi
24 hours15° 07' 29.8"975.24 mieast0° 26' 17.1"30.14 misouth974.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:34 AM486 km302 miles262 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 1:34 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 12:34 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmWest W
ApiaTue 12:34 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:34 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:34 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 1:34 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 3:34 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 11:34 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 11:34 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-northwest WNW
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