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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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 49' North, Longitude: 46° 18' 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' 46.2"1002.68 miwest0° 12' 39.9"14.51 misouth1002.81 mi
24 hours12° 14' 22.7"846.60 mieast5° 05' 22.9"349.73 misouth915.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSat 11:28 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSat 11:28 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaSat 11:28 AM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 11:28 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSat 11:28 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSat 10:28 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 10:28 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:28 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorSat 11:28 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSat 11:28 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmSouth S
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