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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 14, 2012 at 3:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' North, Longitude: 101° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 kilometres/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.57 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"993.90 miWest0° 11' 26.0"13.10 miSouth994.21 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.5"815.59 miEast4° 47' 00.2"328.69 miSouth882.82 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hat YaiFri 10:28 AM155 km96 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
Kota BharuFri 11:28 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KangarFri 11:28 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
Alor SetarFri 11:28 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
George TownFri 11:28 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala TerengganuFri 11:28 AM334 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhuketFri 10:28 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
IpohFri 11:28 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
SihanoukvilleFri 10:28 AM371 km231 miles200 nmNortheast NE
KuantanFri 11:28 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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