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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 = Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 2:10:00 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

The Moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' North, Longitude: 132° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 kilometres/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 30.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.6"1001.30 miWest0° 12' 23.2"14.19 miSouth1001.50 mi
24 hours12° 05' 20.5"834.75 miEast5° 02' 57.8"346.93 miSouth904.98 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
KororSat 11:10 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 11:10 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:10 AM522 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiSat 11:10 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSat 11:10 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoSat 10:10 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSat 10:10 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSat 10:10 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonSat 11:10 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColoniaSat 12:10 PM934 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE

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