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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 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° 11' 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"1005.67 miwest0° 11' 40.2"13.37 minorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 56' 00.7"756.16 mieast4° 33' 37.6"313.37 minorth817.20 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 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 12:18 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSun 12:18 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 1:18 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 1:18 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoSat 11:18 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest W
DavaoSat 11:18 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSat 11:18 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSun 12:48 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSat 11:18 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest W
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