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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: 100%
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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 18' South
Longitude: 1° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.06 meters/second, 1490.6 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.3"925.96 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 misouth925.82 mi
24 hours15° 14' 02.6"981.92 mieast0° 21' 34.1"24.73 misouth981.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:34 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
WindhoekMon 12:34 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:34 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:34 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSun 11:34 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:34 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:34 AM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:34 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 1:34 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 11:34 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmNorth N
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