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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 154° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.09 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 14.8"930.43 miwest0° 04' 30.6"5.17 misouth930.22 mi
24 hours15° 12' 53.1"985.04 mieast1° 04' 04.2"73.46 misouth984.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSun 10:44 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 10:44 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:44 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:44 PM1371 km852 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySun 10:44 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSun 11:44 PM1492 km927 miles805 nmEast E
SydneySun 10:44 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSun 10:44 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelbourneSun 10:44 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSun 10:14 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW

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