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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 02:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 48° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.0"999.99 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours10° 51' 05.2"745.87 mieast4° 05' 45.2"281.48 minorth793.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 11:58 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 11:58 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 11:58 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
BelémSat 11:58 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth S
Nieuw NickerieSat 11:58 PM917 km570 miles495 nmWest W
New AmsterdamSat 10:58 PM973 km605 miles526 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 10:58 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:58 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSat 10:58 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSat 10:58 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest-northwest WNW

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