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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 1:18:00 AM.

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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: 15%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 112° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 446.68 meters/second, 1608.1 kilometres/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 35.0"999.08 miWest0° 11' 46.0"13.48 miSouth999.33 mi
24 hours11° 54' 03.5"819.46 miEast4° 52' 24.6"334.86 miSouth887.40 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriFri 9:18 AM173 km108 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala BelaitFri 9:18 AM181 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongFri 9:18 AM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 9:18 AM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluFri 9:18 AM361 km224 miles195 nmEast E
SibuFri 9:18 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarikeiFri 9:18 AM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingFri 9:18 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakFri 8:18 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PrincesaFri 9:18 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNortheast NE

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