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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 04:18:00 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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 16' North, Longitude: 78° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.2"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 20.7"12.99 minorth1005.46 mi
24 hours10° 50' 23.2"749.21 mieast4° 25' 26.5"303.98 minorth806.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasFri 11:18 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Juan de PastoFri 11:18 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 11:18 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
QuitoFri 11:18 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
CaliFri 11:18 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 11:18 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast E
AmbatoFri 11:18 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth S
PortoviejoFri 11:18 PM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PereiraFri 11:18 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNortheast NE
ManizalesFri 11:18 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
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