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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 = Wednesday, June 6, 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: 94%

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 Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 146° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.55 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.68 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.1"940.49 miWest0° 06' 22.8"7.32 miNorth940.82 mi
24 hours13° 42' 07.8"894.29 miEast3° 03' 44.3"210.60 miNorth926.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 1:44 AM403 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 1:44 AM1427 km886 miles770 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 3:44 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 12:44 AM2486 km1545 miles1343 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 1:44 AM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaThu 12:44 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:44 AM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:44 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmWest W
SuvaWed 11:44 PM3720 km2312 miles2009 nmWest W
Easter IslandWed 5:44 AM3860 km2399 miles2084 nmEast-southeast ESE

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