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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 02:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' North, Longitude: 116° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.17 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.2"993.44 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 misouth993.76 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.4"814.84 mieast4° 45' 59.2"327.53 misouth881.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluFri 10:28 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaFri 10:28 AM347 km216 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 10:28 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pekan TutongFri 10:28 AM395 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala BelaitFri 10:28 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MiriFri 10:28 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityFri 10:28 AM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
BacolodFri 10:28 AM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nha TrangFri 9:28 AM881 km547 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cebu CityFri 10:28 AM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE

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