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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 04:18:00 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 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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' North, Longitude: 68° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.87 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 55.7"999.51 miwest0° 10' 40.3"12.22 minorth999.40 mi
24 hours10° 51' 19.2"745.78 mieast4° 04' 18.9"279.84 minorth793.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoSat 11:48 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Fernando de ApureSat 11:48 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ValenciaSat 11:48 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoSat 11:48 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaracaySat 11:48 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
CaracasSat 11:48 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CúcutaSat 11:18 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarSat 11:48 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
BucaramangaSat 11:18 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest W
MaracaiboSat 11:48 PM590 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW

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