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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 02:18:00 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: 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' North, Longitude: 39° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 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"1000.23 miwest0° 10' 44.7"12.31 minorth1000.13 mi
24 hours10° 50' 58.5"745.92 mieast4° 06' 27.6"282.29 minorth794.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:18 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:18 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSat 11:18 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest W
RecifeSat 11:18 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSat 11:18 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest W
PraiaSun 1:18 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSat 10:18 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 11:18 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth S
BridgetownSat 10:18 PM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSat 10:18 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-northwest WNW
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