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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 00:24:00 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: 41%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 109° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.3"929.65 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth929.65 mi
24 hours14° 03' 42.8"907.34 mieast0° 40' 37.6"46.58 minorth910.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 7:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 4:24 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:24 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 7:24 PM3567 km2217 miles1926 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 9:24 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 7:24 PM4059 km2522 miles2191 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmWest W
La PazFri 8:24 PM4347 km2701 miles2347 nmEast E
San JoseFri 6:24 PM4399 km2733 miles2375 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:24 PM4430 km2753 miles2392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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