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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 3:36 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 157° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.23 meters/second, 1491.2 km/hour, 926.6 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"15.44 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"926.28 miwest0° 02' 56.9"3.38 misouth926.13 mi
24 hours15° 07' 24.6"975.03 mieast0° 25' 42.4"29.48 misouth974.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:44 AM265 km164 miles143 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 1:44 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 12:44 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest W
ApiaTue 12:44 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:44 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:44 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 1:44 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 11:44 PM2573 km1599 miles1390 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 3:44 AM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 11:44 PM2894 km1798 miles1562 nmWest-northwest WNW
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