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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 171° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.09 meters/second, 1490.7 km/hour, 926.3 miles/hour or 804.9 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' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"926.03 miwest0° 02' 46.8"3.19 misouth925.89 mi
24 hours15° 06' 48.0"974.11 mieast0° 21' 44.5"24.93 misouth973.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiTue 1:44 AM308 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 1:44 AM321 km200 miles174 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:44 AM347 km216 miles187 nmWest W
NeiafuTue 1:44 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoMon 1:44 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 1:44 AM826 km514 miles446 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Tue 1:44 AM838 km521 miles452 nmNorth N
SuvaTue 12:44 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 2:44 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast E
FakaofoTue 1:44 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmNorth N
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