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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 15:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 59° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.6"992.79 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth993.12 mi
24 hours11° 45' 45.1"804.83 mieast4° 44' 59.2"326.39 misouth872.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownFri 11:54 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenFri 11:54 AM287 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
New AmsterdamFri 11:54 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
San FernandoFri 11:54 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasFri 11:54 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughFri 11:54 AM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port of SpainFri 11:54 AM351 km218 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieFri 12:54 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSoutheast SE
MaturínFri 11:24 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarFri 11:24 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
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