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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:54:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 159° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.21 meters/second, 1491.1 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' 00.2"926.22 miWest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 miSouth926.08 mi
24 hours15° 07' 19.0"974.87 miEast0° 25' 03.6"28.73 miSouth973.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:54 AM16 km10 miles9 nmWest W
AlofiMon 12:54 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 1:54 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaTue 12:54 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:54 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:54 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 11:54 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 1:54 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 11:54 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham IslandsTue 12:39 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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