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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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 02:10:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' North, Longitude: 132° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.6"1001.30 miwest0° 12' 23.2"14.19 misouth1001.50 mi
24 hours12° 05' 20.5"834.75 mieast5° 02' 57.8"346.93 misouth904.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSat 11:10 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:10 AM522 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiSat 11:10 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSat 11:10 AM617 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoSat 10:10 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSat 10:10 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSat 10:10 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonSat 11:10 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloSat 10:10 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSat 11:10 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
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