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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 09:18:00 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: 96%

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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' North, Longitude: 121° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.6"1002.84 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.86 minorth1002.79 mi
24 hours10° 52' 11.2"749.40 mieast4° 19' 14.8"296.92 minorth803.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 3:18 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sun 4:18 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 4:18 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 2:18 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 2:18 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 2:18 AM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 1:18 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las Vegas *Sun 2:18 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 3:18 AM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 3:18 AM3583 km2226 miles1934 nmEast E
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