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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 11:44:00 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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 160° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.58 meters/second, 1492.5 km/hour, 927.4 miles/hour or 805.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.46 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.5"927.09 miWest0° 03' 03.5"3.51 miNorth927.26 mi
24 hours14° 34' 22.4"939.60 miEast1° 53' 04.5"129.64 miNorth954.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 1:44 AM109 km68 miles59 nmEast E
AlofiTue 12:44 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 1:44 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaWed 12:44 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:44 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:44 AM1721 km1070 miles929 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:44 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:44 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 1:44 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth N
Chatham IslandsWed 12:29 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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