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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 03:28:00 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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 66° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.55 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' 48.6"1005.53 miwest0° 11' 21.6"13.01 minorth1005.56 mi
24 hours10° 50' 29.4"749.41 mieast4° 25' 59.1"304.61 minorth807.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúFri 10:28 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 10:58 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Fernando de ApureFri 10:58 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
Boa VistaFri 11:28 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast E
Ciudad BolívarFri 10:58 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 10:28 PM852 km529 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasFri 10:58 PM928 km577 miles501 nmNorth N
ManausFri 11:28 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
FlorenciaFri 10:28 PM977 km607 miles527 nmWest W
MedellinFri 10:28 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW

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