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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 15:28:00 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: 3%

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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' North, Longitude: 72° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.45 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"998.54 miwest0° 12' 00.1"13.75 misouth998.80 mi
24 hours11° 59' 13.7"825.27 mieast4° 57' 11.8"340.34 misouth894.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BucaramangaFri 10:28 AM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VillavicencioFri 10:28 AM199 km124 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
BogotaFri 10:28 AM202 km125 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
San CristóbalFri 10:58 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
CúcutaFri 10:28 AM260 km162 miles141 nmNorth N
ManizalesFri 10:28 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
MedellinFri 10:28 AM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraFri 10:28 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliFri 10:28 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonteríaFri 10:28 AM512 km318 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
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