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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 14:18:00 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' North, Longitude: 146° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.9"995.42 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.76 minorth995.27 mi
24 hours10° 53' 40.0"745.45 mieast3° 52' 36.2"266.45 minorth787.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 12:18 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanMon 12:18 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
MelekeokSun 11:18 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest W
PalikirMon 1:18 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast E
JayapuraSun 11:18 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 11:18 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 12:18 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 1:18 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:18 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandMon 2:18 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmEast-northeast ENE

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