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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 Monday, June 11, 2012 at 16:42:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 11, 2012 at 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' North, Longitude: 158° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.00 meters/second, 1620.0 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.78 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 45.1"1006.55 miwest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 minorth1006.57 mi
24 hours10° 26' 19.7"721.53 mieast4° 25' 26.2"303.98 minorth781.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 6:42 AM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoTue 5:42 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 4:42 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 6:42 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 5:42 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 6:42 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 6:42 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 5:42 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 4:42 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 5:42 AM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmSouthwest SW

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