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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

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 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' North, Longitude: 127° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.3"1001.36 miwest0° 12' 23.7"14.20 misouth1001.56 mi
24 hours12° 05' 32.8"835.04 mieast5° 03' 05.0"347.07 misouth905.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TernateSat 11:28 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
SofifiSat 11:28 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth S
ManadoSat 10:28 AM376 km233 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosSat 10:28 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoSat 10:28 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GorontaloSat 10:28 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Marawi CitySat 10:28 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Cagayan de OroSat 10:28 AM662 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonSat 11:28 AM778 km483 miles420 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 11:28 AM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE

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