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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 02:20:00 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 phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' South, Longitude: 141° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 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' 24.1"1001.85 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.90 mi
24 hours12° 25' 03.1"858.56 mieast5° 03' 08.4"347.15 misouth924.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:20 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenSun 12:20 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeSun 12:20 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:20 AM885 km550 miles478 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 12:20 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSun 11:20 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSun 12:20 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth N
DarwinSun 11:50 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 12:20 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoSun 10:20 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest W

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