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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 09:44:00 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: 100%

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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 147° 14' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.1"923.64 miwest0° 01' 07.2"1.29 misouth923.58 mi
24 hours15° 09' 22.3"974.52 mieast0° 18' 09.4"20.82 minorth975.76 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 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:44 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 1:44 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 10:44 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmWest W
ApiaMon 10:44 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:44 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 10:44 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:44 PM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 9:44 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmWest W
Chatham IslandsMon 10:29 PM3665 km2278 miles1979 nmSouthwest SW

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