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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: 75%

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 Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' North, Longitude: 125° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.31 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.1"960.06 miwest0° 06' 28.4"7.42 minorth959.81 mi
24 hours11° 19' 38.9"748.40 mieast2° 12' 27.6"151.84 minorth759.07 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 3:20 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest W
QuezonThu 3:20 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tarlac CityThu 3:20 AM573 km356 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 3:20 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiThu 3:20 AM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
MabalacatThu 3:20 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
AngelesThu 3:20 AM588 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
OlongapoThu 3:20 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
BacolodThu 3:20 AM784 km487 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cebu CityThu 3:20 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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