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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: 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 153° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.49 meters/second, 1492.2 km/hour, 927.2 miles/hour or 805.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.45 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 22' 41.5"926.89 miwest0° 02' 58.7"3.41 minorth927.05 mi
24 hours14° 35' 22.3"940.50 mieast1° 51' 17.4"127.60 minorth954.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 1:12 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 1:12 AM686 km427 miles371 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:12 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
ApiaWed 12:12 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:12 AM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:12 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 3:12 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 1:12 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmNorth N
SuvaTue 11:12 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:12 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-northwest WNW
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