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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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 170° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.36 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.7"931.03 miwest0° 04' 41.3"5.38 misouth930.81 mi
24 hours344° 47' 36.2"985.09 miwest1° 08' 31.0"78.56 misouth984.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 10:34 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 10:34 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 10:34 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSun 11:34 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 11:34 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 11:34 PM828 km515 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonSun 11:04 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaMon 12:34 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 11:34 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 10:34 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorthwest NW

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