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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 09:18:00 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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 151° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.1"1004.71 miwest0° 11' 14.5"12.87 minorth1004.70 mi
24 hours10° 49' 58.2"748.15 mieast4° 21' 53.6"299.93 minorth803.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 11:18 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 11:18 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 11:18 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 10:18 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 9:18 PM2777 km1726 miles1499 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 11:18 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 10:18 PM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 10:18 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 9:18 PM3479 km2162 miles1879 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 10:18 PM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmSouthwest SW

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