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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: 99%

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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 168° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.32 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.1"931.01 miwest0° 04' 39.7"5.35 misouth930.79 mi
24 hours344° 47' 31.6"985.15 miwest1° 07' 52.3"77.83 misouth984.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 10:44 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 10:44 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSun 10:44 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 11:14 PM944 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
NadiSun 11:44 PM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 11:44 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 11:44 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 10:44 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 12:44 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 9:44 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
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