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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 30' South, Longitude: 116° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.53 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.42 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.42 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.3"924.71 miwest0° 01' 58.0"2.25 misouth924.61 mi
24 hours15° 03' 04.0"968.69 mieast0° 02' 26.8"2.81 misouth968.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaTue 1:44 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port HedlandTue 1:44 AM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthTue 1:44 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouth S
DenpasarTue 1:44 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth N
MalangTue 12:44 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 12:44 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 2:29 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 2:44 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsTue 3:14 AM1794 km1115 miles968 nmEast E
DarwinTue 3:14 AM1818 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE

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