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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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 166° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 16.8"930.85 miwest0° 04' 38.3"5.32 misouth930.63 mi
24 hours344° 47' 27.2"985.08 miwest1° 07' 13.7"77.08 misouth984.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 10:54 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 10:54 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSun 10:54 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
KingstonSun 11:24 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
SuvaSun 11:54 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 10:54 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 9:54 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:54 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 12:54 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmEast E
AucklandSun 11:54 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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