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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 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 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' South, Longitude: 144° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.5"1001.87 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.92 mi
24 hours12° 24' 53.4"858.38 mieast5° 03' 12.1"347.23 misouth923.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:10 AM421 km262 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenSun 12:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
LaeSun 12:10 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM916 km569 miles494 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSun 11:10 AM1153 km716 miles622 nmWest W
MelekeokSun 11:10 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSun 12:10 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 12:10 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 1:10 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinSun 11:40 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW

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