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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 13:58:00 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: 99%

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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' North, Longitude: 159° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.4"1005.65 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth1005.71 mi
24 hours10° 56' 29.7"756.73 mieast4° 34' 27.9"314.31 minorth818.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSun 12:58 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSun 1:58 AM805 km500 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukaSat 11:58 PM910 km566 miles492 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSat 11:58 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:58 AM1148 km714 miles620 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 1:58 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 1:58 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:58 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 1:58 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaSat 11:58 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorthwest NW
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