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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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 02:08:00 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: 100%

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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.22 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.0"1000.29 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 minorth1000.19 mi
24 hours10° 50' 57.0"745.93 mieast4° 06' 38.1"282.49 minorth794.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:08 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:08 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:08 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 1:08 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
CayenneSat 11:08 PM1749 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 11:08 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 11:08 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmSouth S
DakarSun 2:08 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 2:08 AM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSat 10:08 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W
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