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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, September 7, 2012 at 7:30:00 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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 39° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.5"942.22 miWest0° 03' 19.7"3.82 miNorth942.06 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.5"756.10 miEast0° 53' 38.2"61.50 miNorth756.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 6:30 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 4:30 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 3:30 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 4:30 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceFri 3:30 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:30 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest W
RoseauFri 3:30 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
CastriesFri 3:30 AM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ponta Delgada *Fri 7:30 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 3:30 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmWest W

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