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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 122° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.0"950.80 miwest0° 06' 09.0"7.05 misouth951.11 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.4"771.01 mieast2° 52' 29.6"197.70 misouth801.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityThu 1:08 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tarlac CityThu 1:08 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatThu 1:08 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesThu 1:08 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonThu 1:08 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaThu 1:08 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoThu 1:08 PM464 km288 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiThu 1:08 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KaohsiungThu 1:08 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaichungThu 1:08 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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