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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 29, 2012 at 03:08:00 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: 99%

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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 03' North, Longitude: 61° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.57 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.2"1005.57 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1005.59 mi
24 hours10° 50' 32.0"749.49 mieast4° 26' 12.0"304.85 minorth807.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaFri 11:08 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
LindenFri 11:08 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
ManausFri 11:08 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 11:08 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
New AmsterdamFri 11:08 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad BolívarFri 10:38 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:08 AM703 km437 miles379 nmNortheast NE
Puerto AyacuchoFri 10:38 PM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSat 12:08 AM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Fernando de ApureFri 10:38 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorthwest NW

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