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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 53' South
Longitude: 129° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.4"1001.79 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.83 mi
24 hours12° 25' 53.5"859.50 mieast5° 02' 47.8"346.79 misouth924.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSun 12:10 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouthwest SW
SofifiSun 12:10 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
TernateSun 12:10 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSun 12:10 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoSun 11:10 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSun 11:10 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSun 11:10 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliSun 12:10 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameSun 12:10 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuaiSun 12:10 PM955 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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