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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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:28:00 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: 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
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 AM841 km522 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 1:28 AM941 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeSun 12:28 AM1301 km808 miles703 nmSouth S
BelémSun 12:28 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 12:28 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 12:28 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 2:28 AM1898 km1179 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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