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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 = Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 18° 39' 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 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"938.33 miWest0° 06' 26.4"7.39 miSouth938.05 mi
24 hours15° 03' 29.1"982.40 miEast1° 53' 18.8"129.92 miSouth985.11 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 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 8:44 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 8:44 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 8:44 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 8:44 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 8:44 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 11:44 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSat 8:44 PM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmWest W
FreetownSat 11:44 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 11:44 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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