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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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 15:18:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 20' North, Longitude: 121° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.63 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.7"1003.47 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.70 minorth1003.43 mi
24 hours10° 49' 54.8"747.13 mieast4° 17' 01.7"294.37 minorth800.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zamboanga CitySat 11:18 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GorontaloSat 11:18 PM477 km296 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosSat 11:18 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoSat 11:18 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
Marawi CitySat 11:18 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
Kota KinabaluSat 11:18 PM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
PaluSat 11:18 PM592 km368 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoSat 11:18 PM593 km369 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cagayan de OroSat 11:18 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
Puerto PrincesaSat 11:18 PM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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