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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 23, 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 95° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.02 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.0"934.79 miwest0° 03' 22.0"3.86 minorth934.97 mi
24 hours13° 35' 33.9"881.03 mieast1° 54' 36.7"131.39 minorth896.00 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 *Sat 7:24 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 7:24 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:24 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 7:24 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 9:24 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 7:24 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 8:24 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmEast E
SucreSat 8:24 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 8:24 PM3149 km1956 miles1700 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 9:24 PM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmEast-southeast ESE
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