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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 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 40° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.77 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"936.43 miwest0° 01' 33.5"1.79 misouth936.52 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.7"767.53 mieast1° 05' 23.6"74.98 misouth773.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 8:10 AM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 6:10 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 5:10 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 5:10 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 5:10 AM2299 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 5:10 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 5:10 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 5:10 AM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 6:10 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada *Sun 9:10 AM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE

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