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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 Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 01:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' South, Longitude: 25° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"1005.12 miwest0° 11' 48.9"13.53 minorth1005.25 mi
24 hours11° 02' 03.3"763.02 mieast4° 40' 17.4"320.97 minorth827.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:58 PM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 10:58 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 10:58 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest W
FreetownSat 1:58 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:58 AM1795 km1116 miles969 nmNortheast NE
PraiaSat 12:58 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
BissauSat 1:58 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 1:58 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 10:58 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulSat 1:58 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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