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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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 55° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.27 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.6"998.16 miwest0° 11' 57.3"13.69 misouth998.43 mi
24 hours11° 58' 39.3"824.28 mieast4° 56' 22.3"339.40 misouth893.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboFri 11:18 AM48 km30 miles26 nmEast E
Nieuw NickerieFri 11:18 AM155 km96 miles84 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 11:18 AM177 km110 miles95 nmEast E
New AmsterdamFri 10:18 AM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenFri 10:18 AM297 km185 miles161 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 10:18 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneFri 11:18 AM374 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaFri 10:18 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FernandoFri 10:18 AM815 km507 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughFri 10:18 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW

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