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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, July 2, 2012 at 10:44:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 179° 54' West

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"15.41 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.8"924.54 miwest0° 01' 13.1"1.40 minorth924.61 mi
24 hours14° 46' 50.0"950.45 mieast1° 11' 33.4"82.05 minorth957.81 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 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LevukaMon 10:44 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 11:44 PM490 km304 miles265 nmEast E
NadiMon 10:44 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
LautokaMon 10:44 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LabasaMon 10:44 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth N
PangaiMon 11:44 PM612 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuMon 11:44 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 11:44 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaMon 11:44 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
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