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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 11:54:00 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: 98%

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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 163° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.53 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.42 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.42 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.2"924.72 miwest0° 01' 24.0"1.61 minorth924.80 mi
24 hours14° 45' 38.6"949.33 mieast1° 15' 45.8"86.87 minorth957.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 10:54 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 10:54 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleMon 10:54 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonMon 11:24 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneMon 9:54 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraMon 10:54 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 11:54 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast E
SydneyMon 9:54 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 9:54 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
AucklandMon 11:54 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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