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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

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 Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 166° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.29 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' 16.9"930.86 miwest0° 04' 38.4"5.32 misouth930.64 mi
24 hours344° 47' 27.7"985.08 miwest1° 07' 17.9"77.17 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 PM189 km118 miles102 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 10:54 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSun 10:54 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
KingstonSun 11:24 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth S
SuvaSun 11:54 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 10:54 PM1414 km879 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 9:54 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaMon 12:54 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 11:54 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
AucklandSun 11:54 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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