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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 13:58:00 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: 97%

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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 129° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.72 meters/second, 1619.0 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 35.0"1005.92 miwest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 minorth1006.02 mi
24 hours10° 53' 33.9"753.44 mieast4° 32' 58.5"312.60 minorth815.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SofifiFri 10:58 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateFri 10:58 PM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonFri 10:58 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 10:58 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E
ManadoFri 9:58 PM564 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloFri 9:58 PM727 km452 miles393 nmWest W
KendariFri 9:58 PM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 9:58 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavaoFri 9:58 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauFri 10:58 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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