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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, June 11, 2012 at 09:42:00 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 phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 11, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 56° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.20 meters/second, 1620.7 km/hour, 1007.1 miles/hour or 875.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.78 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 35.4"1007.00 miwest0° 11' 28.8"13.15 minorth1007.05 mi
24 hours10° 28' 30.4"724.49 mieast4° 29' 43.3"308.88 minorth786.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémMon 6:42 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Boa VistaMon 5:42 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieMon 6:42 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
ParamariboMon 6:42 AM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 6:42 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausMon 5:42 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
LindenMon 5:42 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamMon 5:42 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
CayenneMon 6:42 AM643 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownMon 5:42 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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