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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 147° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.05 meters/second, 1487.0 km/hour, 924.0 miles/hour or 802.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.1"923.70 miwest0° 01' 07.1"1.28 misouth923.64 mi
24 hours15° 09' 21.3"974.58 mieast0° 18' 13.7"20.90 minorth975.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 11:44 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:44 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 1:44 AM1818 km1129 miles981 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 10:44 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
ApiaMon 10:44 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:44 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 10:44 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:44 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 9:44 PM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmWest W
Chatham IslandsMon 10:29 PM3648 km2266 miles1970 nmSouthwest SW
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