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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 phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 25' South
Longitude: 18° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"938.38 miwest0° 06' 26.3"7.38 misouth938.10 mi
24 hours15° 03' 30.2"982.48 mieast1° 53' 14.8"129.85 misouth985.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:44 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 8:44 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 8:44 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 8:44 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 8:44 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 8:44 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 11:44 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSat 8:44 PM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
FreetownSat 11:44 PM3149 km1956 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 11:44 PM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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