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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: 62%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 39° 59' 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"942.28 miwest0° 03' 19.6"3.82 minorth942.12 mi
24 hours11° 38' 58.1"756.16 mieast0° 53' 35.6"61.45 minorth756.46 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 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 4:30 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 3:30 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 4:30 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceFri 3:30 AM2325 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:30 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest W
RoseauFri 3:30 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
CastriesFri 3:30 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 3:30 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmWest W
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 7:30 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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