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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 171° 36' 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"925.97 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 misouth925.83 mi
24 hours15° 06' 48.7"974.06 mieast0° 21' 48.9"25.01 misouth973.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 1:44 AM305 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
PangaiTue 1:44 AM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 1:44 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
NeiafuTue 1:44 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoMon 1:44 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 1:44 AM827 km514 miles446 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Tue 1:44 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth N
SuvaTue 12:44 AM1103 km685 miles596 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 2:44 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
FakaofoTue 1:44 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth N
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