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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 5:44:00 PM.

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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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth N
MalangTue 12:44 AM1555 km966 miles840 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 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast E
DarwinTue 3:14 AM1818 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE

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