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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 14:10:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 41° 41' 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.6"1002.60 miwest0° 12' 39.6"14.50 misouth1002.73 mi
24 hours12° 14' 07.0"846.22 mieast5° 05' 22.6"349.70 misouth915.14 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 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 11:10 AM799 km497 miles432 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:10 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSat 11:10 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:10 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSat 11:10 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSat 10:10 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:10 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 10:10 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 10:10 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorthwest NW

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