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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: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 48° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.2"953.27 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 minorth953.03 mi
24 hours11° 26' 25.1"750.75 mieast1° 47' 25.0"123.14 minorth756.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownThu 3:20 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 3:20 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 3:20 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 3:20 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
CastriesThu 3:20 AM1372 km852 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 3:20 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest W
KingstownThu 3:20 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 3:20 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest W
CayenneThu 4:20 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sThu 3:20 AM1542 km958 miles832 nmWest-southwest WSW

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