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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

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 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' North, Longitude: 118° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 54.8"1003.43 miwest0° 11' 05.3"12.70 minorth1003.39 mi
24 hours10° 49' 55.2"747.10 mieast4° 16' 53.1"294.21 minorth800.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluSat 11:28 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar Seri BegawanSat 11:28 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
Pekan TutongSat 11:28 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest W
Zamboanga CitySat 11:28 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
Kuala BelaitSat 11:28 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
MiriSat 11:28 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest W
SamarindaSat 11:28 PM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PrincesaSat 11:28 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
PaluSat 11:28 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanSat 11:28 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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