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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 phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 12:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 178° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.94 meters/second, 1486.6 km/hour, 923.7 miles/hour or 802.7 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' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"923.40 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth923.37 mi
24 hours344° 52' 29.6"972.26 miwest0° 27' 14.8"31.25 minorth974.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaTue 12:04 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth N
NadiTue 12:04 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LautokaTue 12:04 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 1:04 AM606 km377 miles327 nmEast E
PangaiTue 1:04 AM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuTue 1:04 AM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 1:04 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 11:04 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 11:04 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmWest W
ApiaTue 1:04 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNortheast NE

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