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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 3:28:00 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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 33' North, Longitude: 36° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 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' 41.4"1004.14 miWest0° 11' 24.2"13.06 miNorth1004.12 mi
24 hours10° 52' 54.4"751.26 miEast4° 24' 33.2"302.98 miNorth807.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSun 12:28 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 1:28 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeSun 12:28 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth S
BelémSun 12:28 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 12:28 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 12:28 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 2:28 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboSun 12:28 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
DakarSun 3:28 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSat 11:28 PM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmWest W

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