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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 15:18:00 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: 95%

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 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 151° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.7"1001.12 miwest0° 11' 01.7"12.63 minorth1001.04 mi
24 hours10° 51' 56.6"747.79 mieast4° 13' 11.1"289.98 minorth798.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoMon 1:18 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 2:18 AM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 1:18 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraMon 12:18 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 1:18 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 3:18 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 12:18 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 2:18 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 12:18 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 3:18 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast E
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