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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 41° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.6"1002.67 miwest0° 12' 39.6"14.50 misouth1002.80 mi
24 hours12° 14' 07.8"846.30 mieast5° 05' 22.8"349.73 misouth915.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:10 AM635 km394 miles343 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 11:10 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 11:10 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:10 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSat 11:10 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:10 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:10 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:10 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 10:10 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 10:10 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorthwest NW
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