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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 53' North, Longitude: 49° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.6"1005.65 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 minorth1005.68 mi
24 hours10° 50' 39.0"749.70 mieast4° 26' 43.7"305.46 minorth807.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáFri 11:18 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 11:18 PM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneFri 11:18 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 11:18 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 11:18 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieFri 11:18 PM909 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamFri 10:18 PM977 km607 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownFri 10:18 PM1069 km665 miles577 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 10:18 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:18 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-southeast ESE
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