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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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 01:10:00 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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' South, Longitude: 158° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.6"1002.01 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1002.07 mi
24 hours12° 23' 55.2"857.35 mieast5° 03' 34.0"347.64 misouth923.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSun 11:10 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSun 11:10 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 12:10 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:10 PM891 km554 miles481 nmSouth S
YarenSun 1:10 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
PalikirSun 12:10 PM928 km577 miles501 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 11:10 AM1568 km975 miles847 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 1:10 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSun 1:10 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 10:10 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
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