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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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 22:08:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 118° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.4"964.93 miwest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 misouth964.64 mi
24 hours13° 47' 02.6"921.42 mieast3° 17' 59.9"226.92 misouth941.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 2:08 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 5:08 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 12:08 PM3305 km2053 miles1784 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:08 PM3559 km2212 miles1922 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Tue 5:08 PM4363 km2711 miles2356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 12:08 PM4388 km2726 miles2369 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaTue 4:08 PM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 5:08 PM4521 km2809 miles2441 nmEast E
San SalvadorTue 4:08 PM4539 km2820 miles2451 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 12:08 PM4638 km2882 miles2504 nmWest-northwest WNW

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