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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: 98%

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 Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 176° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.45 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.53 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 18.5"931.23 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth931.00 mi
24 hours344° 47' 46.4"985.09 miwest1° 09' 56.1"80.19 misouth984.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 11:12 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 11:12 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 11:12 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 10:12 PM887 km551 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:12 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast E
PangaiMon 12:12 AM988 km614 miles533 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 10:12 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:12 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 12:12 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast E
ApiaMon 12:12 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE

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