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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 03:38:00 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 phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' North, Longitude: 58° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"999.75 miwest0° 10' 41.8"12.25 minorth999.65 mi
24 hours10° 51' 12.0"745.82 mieast4° 05' 02.2"280.67 minorth793.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownSat 11:38 PM39 km24 miles21 nmNortheast NE
LindenSat 11:38 PM63 km39 miles34 nmSouth-southeast SSE
New AmsterdamSat 11:38 PM106 km66 miles57 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:38 AM173 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSun 12:38 AM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaSat 11:38 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:38 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoSat 11:38 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasSat 11:38 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainSat 11:38 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW

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