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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: 92%
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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 41' South
Longitude: 142° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.29 meters/second, 1487.9 km/hour, 924.5 miles/hour or 803.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.41 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 22' 36.2"924.27 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth924.32 mi
24 hours14° 39' 56.1"942.82 mieast1° 04' 29.8"73.96 minorth949.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 2:44 AM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 1:44 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 3:44 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 1:44 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:44 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:44 AM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaWed 12:44 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:44 AM3374 km2097 miles1822 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter IslandTue 5:44 AM3395 km2109 miles1833 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaWed 12:44 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmWest W
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