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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 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 153° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.03 meters/second, 1486.9 km/hour, 923.9 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.2"923.58 miwest0° 01' 02.5"1.20 misouth923.53 mi
24 hours15° 09' 01.4"974.09 mieast0° 19' 57.9"22.89 minorth975.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:12 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 12:12 AM646 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 11:12 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:12 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:12 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:12 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 2:12 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 12:12 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 10:12 PM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 10:12 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest-northwest WNW

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