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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 03:18:00 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: 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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 05' North, Longitude: 64° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.56 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.6 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' 48.3"1005.55 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.01 minorth1005.57 mi
24 hours10° 50' 30.7"749.45 mieast4° 26' 05.7"304.73 minorth807.37 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 11:18 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto AyacuchoFri 10:48 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
MitúFri 10:18 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
Ciudad BolívarFri 10:48 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureFri 10:48 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 11:18 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
LindenFri 11:18 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownFri 11:18 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNortheast NE
New AmsterdamFri 11:18 PM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:18 AM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE

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