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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' South, Longitude: 175° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.75 meters/second, 1493.1 km/hour, 927.8 miles/hour or 806.2 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' 47.3"927.48 miwest0° 03' 12.6"3.68 minorth927.65 mi
24 hours14° 32' 28.9"937.89 mieast1° 56' 23.9"133.45 minorth953.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaWed 1:44 AM7 km4 miles4 nmNorth N
PangaiWed 1:44 AM177 km110 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuWed 1:44 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiTue 1:44 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaWed 12:44 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW
LabasaWed 12:44 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
NadiWed 12:44 AM860 km534 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaWed 12:44 AM867 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Wed 1:44 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaWed 1:44 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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