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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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 154° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.02 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.2"923.65 miwest0° 01' 02.5"1.19 misouth923.59 mi
24 hours15° 09' 00.6"974.14 mieast0° 20' 02.2"22.98 minorth975.53 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 AM580 km360 miles313 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 12:12 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 11:12 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:12 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:12 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:12 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 2:12 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 12:12 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 10:12 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 10:12 PM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmWest-northwest WNW
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