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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 01:28:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 130° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"992.98 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 misouth993.30 mi
24 hours11° 53' 34.3"814.09 mieast4° 44' 56.8"326.34 misouth880.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokFri 10:28 AM456 km284 miles246 nmEast E
DavaoFri 9:28 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 9:28 AM641 km399 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroFri 9:28 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
Cebu CityFri 9:28 AM764 km475 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
BacolodFri 9:28 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiFri 10:28 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateFri 10:28 AM899 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoFri 9:28 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariFri 10:28 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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