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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 08' South, Longitude: 45° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.5"1005.34 miwest0° 11' 48.5"13.52 minorth1005.46 mi
24 hours11° 01' 18.8"762.30 mieast4° 39' 46.9"320.41 minorth826.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisSat 12:18 AM199 km124 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 12:18 AM350 km217 miles189 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 12:18 AM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 12:18 AM1026 km637 miles554 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboSat 12:18 AM1334 km829 miles721 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 12:18 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorSat 12:18 AM1512 km940 miles816 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSat 12:18 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouth S
ManausFri 11:18 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 11:18 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
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