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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: 3%

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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' North, Longitude: 43° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.3"997.95 miwest0° 11' 55.2"13.65 misouth998.22 mi
24 hours11° 58' 16.2"823.65 mieast4° 55' 46.5"338.74 misouth893.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 10:28 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
BelémFri 10:28 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 10:28 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 10:28 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 9:28 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest W
RecifeFri 10:28 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownFri 9:28 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainFri 9:28 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 9:28 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownFri 9:28 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-northwest WNW
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