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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 02:18:00 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 118° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.14 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.4"993.37 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 misouth993.68 mi
24 hours11° 53' 50.2"814.71 mieast4° 45' 48.8"327.33 misouth881.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaFri 10:18 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth N
Kota KinabaluFri 10:18 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityFri 10:18 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 10:18 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
Iloilo CityFri 10:18 AM532 km331 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pekan TutongFri 10:18 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodFri 10:18 AM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala BelaitFri 10:18 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
Marawi CityFri 10:18 AM642 km399 miles346 nmEast E
Cebu CityFri 10:18 AM643 km399 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE

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