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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 3:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 34° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.2"1004.17 miWest0° 11' 24.5"13.06 miNorth1004.16 mi
24 hours10° 52' 56.2"751.32 miEast4° 24' 41.8"303.14 miNorth807.83 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 NoronhaSun 1:18 AM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 12:18 AM949 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 12:18 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouth S
BelémSun 12:18 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 2:18 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 12:18 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSun 12:18 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest W
DakarSun 3:18 AM2202 km1369 miles1189 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 3:18 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 3:18 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-northeast ENE

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