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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 3:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 13' North, Longitude: 140° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"1005.60 miWest0° 11' 40.2"13.36 miNorth1005.65 mi
24 hours10° 56' 01.0"756.12 miEast4° 33' 38.4"313.37 miNorth817.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 12:18 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 12:18 AM748 km464 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSun 12:18 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 1:18 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 1:18 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoSat 11:18 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmWest W
DavaoSat 11:18 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSat 11:18 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSun 12:48 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSat 11:18 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W

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