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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 = Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:18:00 PM.

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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' North, Longitude: 131° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.6"994.97 miWest0° 10' 13.2"11.70 miNorth994.81 mi
24 hours10° 53' 57.4"745.45 miEast3° 51' 20.7"265.01 miNorth787.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 12:18 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoSun 11:18 PM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosSun 11:18 PM786 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CitySun 11:18 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiMon 12:18 AM992 km616 miles535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateMon 12:18 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodSun 11:18 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 12:18 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoSun 11:18 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSun 11:18 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouthwest SW

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