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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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:54:00 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: 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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' South, Longitude: 163° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.61 meters/second, 1492.6 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
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.46 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 22' 44.2"927.15 miwest0° 03' 05.0"3.54 minorth927.32 mi
24 hours14° 34' 03.7"939.32 mieast1° 53' 37.9"130.28 minorth954.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 1:54 AM358 km223 miles193 nmEast E
AlofiTue 12:54 AM740 km460 miles400 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaWed 12:54 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 12:54 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 1:54 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 12:54 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:54 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:54 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 1:54 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AucklandTue 11:54 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW

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