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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 phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' North
Longitude: 117° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.64 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.1"994.57 miwest0° 10' 10.3"11.65 minorth994.41 mi
24 hours10° 54' 15.5"745.50 mieast3° 50' 02.7"263.54 minorth786.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaMon 12:18 AM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluMon 12:18 AM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bandar Seri BegawanMon 12:18 AM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pekan TutongMon 12:18 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala BelaitMon 12:18 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MiriMon 12:18 AM590 km367 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityMon 12:18 AM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Iloilo CityMon 12:18 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
BacolodMon 12:18 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cebu CityMon 12:18 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
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