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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 Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 03:30:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 26' South, Longitude: 144° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.56 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.6"996.52 miwest0° 12' 14.8"14.03 misouth996.41 mi
24 hours12° 20' 10.9"847.95 mieast4° 44' 38.9"326.04 misouth903.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 6:00 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 5:30 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 5:30 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 5:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 7:30 PM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 4:30 PM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmWest W
AlofiTue 4:30 PM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 4:30 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 5:30 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 3:30 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W
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