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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 146° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.41 meters/second, 1491.9 km/hour, 927.0 miles/hour or 805.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.45 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.0"926.72 miWest0° 02' 54.3"3.33 miNorth926.88 mi
24 hours14° 36' 14.1"941.29 miEast1° 49' 43.3"125.80 miNorth955.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 12:44 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 12:44 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 2:44 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiMon 11:44 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
ApiaTue 11:44 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 12:44 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 11:44 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 11:44 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest W
SuvaTue 10:44 PM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmWest W
Chatham IslandsTue 11:29 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmSouthwest SW

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