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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 03:10:00 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 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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 52' South, Longitude: 129° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 22.4"1001.72 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.76 mi
24 hours12° 25' 52.5"859.42 mieast5° 02' 48.4"346.77 misouth924.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSun 12:10 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
SofifiSun 12:10 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
TernateSun 12:10 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSun 12:10 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoSun 11:10 AM675 km419 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloSun 11:10 AM807 km501 miles436 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauSun 12:10 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KendariSun 11:10 AM853 km530 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliSun 12:10 PM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameSun 12:10 PM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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