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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 43° 31' 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"997.87 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth998.15 mi
24 hours11° 58' 15.6"823.58 mieast4° 55' 45.7"338.70 misouth892.98 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 AM984 km612 miles531 nmWest W
BelémFri 10:28 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 10:28 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 10:28 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 9:28 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
RecifeFri 10:28 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownFri 9:28 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainFri 9:28 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 9:28 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownFri 9:28 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-northwest WNW
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