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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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 58° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"998.21 miwest0° 11' 57.7"13.70 misouth998.48 mi
24 hours11° 58' 44.2"824.42 mieast4° 56' 29.5"339.53 misouth893.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LindenFri 10:28 AM41 km25 miles22 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamFri 10:28 AM77 km48 miles41 nmNortheast NE
Nieuw NickerieFri 11:28 AM115 km71 miles62 nmEast E
GeorgetownFri 10:28 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNorth N
ParamariboFri 11:28 AM316 km196 miles170 nmEast E
Boa VistaFri 10:28 AM440 km273 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 11:28 AM442 km275 miles239 nmEast E
San FernandoFri 10:28 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneFri 11:28 AM636 km395 miles344 nmEast E
ChaguanasFri 10:28 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
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