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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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 38' North, Longitude: 124° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.57 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.1"998.90 miwest0° 11' 43.9"13.44 misouth999.15 mi
24 hours11° 53' 26.6"818.59 mieast4° 51' 46.2"334.15 misouth886.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
General SantosFri 8:28 AM76 km47 miles41 nmNortheast NE
DavaoFri 8:28 AM190 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Marawi CityFri 8:28 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth N
Cagayan de OroFri 8:28 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
Zamboanga CityFri 8:28 AM321 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 8:28 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
Cebu CityFri 8:28 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth N
BacolodFri 8:28 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GorontaloFri 8:28 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Iloilo CityFri 8:28 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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