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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 165° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.89 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"948.00 miwest0° 05' 40.5"6.51 misouth948.29 mi
24 hours11° 48' 15.1"771.59 mieast2° 41' 46.0"185.43 misouth799.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 2:08 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 1:08 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 2:08 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 12:08 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 12:08 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 12:08 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmWest W
TarawaThu 12:08 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 1:08 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:08 PM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaThu 1:08 PM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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