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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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 40° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.77 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"936.50 miwest0° 01' 33.7"1.79 misouth936.58 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.7"767.59 mieast1° 05' 26.3"75.03 misouth773.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 8:10 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 6:10 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 5:10 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 5:10 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 5:10 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 5:10 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 5:10 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 5:10 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 6:10 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 9:10 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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