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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 10:44:00 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 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 161° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.00 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.3"923.53 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth923.48 mi
24 hours15° 08' 36.8"973.59 mieast0° 22' 01.8"25.26 minorth975.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:44 AM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 11:44 PM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 12:44 AM1342 km834 miles724 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaMon 11:44 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 11:44 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:44 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 10:44 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 10:44 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 12:44 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth N
AucklandMon 10:44 PM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmSouthwest SW

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