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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 03:18:00 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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 31' North, Longitude: 53° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"999.87 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 minorth999.77 mi
24 hours10° 51' 08.6"745.84 mieast4° 05' 23.8"281.07 minorth793.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:18 AM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:18 AM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 12:18 AM222 km138 miles120 nmSoutheast SE
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:18 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest W
New AmsterdamSat 11:18 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:18 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
LindenSat 11:18 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W
ScarboroughSat 11:18 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoSat 11:18 PM964 km599 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasSat 11:18 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
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