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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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 20:20:00 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: 66%

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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 122° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.8"946.81 miwest0° 04' 21.0"4.99 minorth946.61 mi
24 hours11° 33' 26.6"753.57 mieast1° 19' 01.1"90.60 minorth755.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityFri 4:20 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KaohsiungFri 4:20 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityFri 4:20 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatFri 4:20 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesFri 4:20 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungFri 4:20 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonFri 4:20 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaFri 4:20 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoFri 4:20 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiFri 4:20 AM571 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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