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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: 35%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:47 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 11' South
Longitude: 51° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.95 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 38.2"1006.51 miwest0° 11' 25.2"13.08 minorth1006.66 mi
24 hours10° 25' 35.1"720.73 mieast4° 32' 10.4"311.70 minorth785.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémMon 7:42 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
BelémMon 7:42 AM387 km241 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneMon 7:42 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 7:42 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausMon 6:42 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 7:42 AM957 km594 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownMon 6:42 AM1214 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 7:42 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast E
BrasiliaMon 7:42 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port of SpainMon 6:42 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
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