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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 38' South
Longitude: 179° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.45 meters/second, 1488.4 km/hour, 924.9 miles/hour or 803.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.42 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.42 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.8"924.61 miwest0° 01' 13.3"1.40 minorth924.68 mi
24 hours345° 13' 11.0"950.50 miwest1° 11' 37.5"82.13 minorth957.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaMon 10:44 PM414 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NadiMon 10:44 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LautokaMon 10:44 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 11:44 PM517 km322 miles279 nmEast E
PangaiMon 11:44 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuMon 11:44 PM725 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 11:44 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaMon 11:44 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 9:44 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 9:44 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmWest W
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