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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 Friday, September 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 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: 96%

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 Friday, September 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' South, Longitude: 75° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"1004.67 miwest0° 11' 32.4"13.22 minorth1004.83 mi
24 hours10° 57' 57.8"757.80 mieast4° 35' 56.0"315.98 minorth821.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbatoThu 10:18 PM387 km241 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoThu 10:18 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
LojaThu 10:18 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
FlorenciaThu 10:18 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 10:18 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilThu 10:18 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest W
PortoviejoThu 10:18 PM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
EsmeraldasThu 10:18 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 10:18 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth N
MitúThu 10:18 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE

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