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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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 01:06:00 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: 64%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 91° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"947.89 miwest0° 06' 17.3"7.21 minorth948.21 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.8"849.77 mieast2° 58' 04.2"204.09 minorth880.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:06 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sun 8:06 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilSun 8:06 PM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 8:06 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 9:06 PM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 10:06 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 9:06 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 9:06 PM2780 km1728 miles1501 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 10:06 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmEast-southeast ESE

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