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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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 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° 17' 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"993.06 miwest0° 11' 19.6"12.97 misouth993.38 mi
24 hours11° 53' 34.6"814.16 mieast4° 44' 57.9"326.38 misouth880.81 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 AM486 km302 miles262 nmEast E
DavaoFri 9:28 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 9:28 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroFri 9:28 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest W
Marawi CityFri 9:28 AM662 km411 miles357 nmWest W
Cebu CityFri 9:28 AM736 km457 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
BacolodFri 9:28 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiFri 10:28 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateFri 10:28 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoFri 9:28 AM964 km599 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
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