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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 = Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:44:00 AM.

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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: 92%

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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 142° 06' 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"924.20 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 miNorth924.25 mi
24 hours14° 39' 57.9"942.79 miEast1° 04' 25.9"73.88 miNorth949.12 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 AM754 km468 miles407 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 1:44 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 3:44 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 1:44 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:44 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:44 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 12:44 AM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmWest W
Easter IslandTue 5:44 AM3368 km2093 miles1819 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 12:44 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:44 AM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmWest W

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