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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 10:34:00 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 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 159° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.01 meters/second, 1486.8 km/hour, 923.9 miles/hour or 802.8 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' 51.3"923.54 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 misouth923.49 mi
24 hours15° 08' 44.5"973.75 mieast0° 21' 23.1"24.52 minorth975.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:34 AM76 km47 miles41 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 12:34 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 11:34 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaMon 11:34 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:34 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:34 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 10:34 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 12:34 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 10:34 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham IslandsMon 11:19 PM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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