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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, October 28, 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' North, Longitude: 72° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.81 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 33' 03.6"992.62 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.23 minorth992.44 mi
24 hours10° 51' 10.8"740.38 mieast3° 41' 08.5"253.34 minorth778.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad OjedaSat 10:48 PM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaracaiboSat 10:48 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
CúcutaSat 10:18 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth S
San CristóbalSat 10:48 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaSat 10:18 PM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarranquillaSat 10:18 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
CartagenaSat 10:18 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonteríaSat 10:18 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoSat 10:48 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast E
OranjestadSat 11:18 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
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