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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: 100%

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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' North, Longitude: 51° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"999.93 miwest0° 10' 42.9"12.27 minorth999.83 mi
24 hours10° 51' 06.8"745.86 mieast4° 05' 34.4"281.28 minorth793.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:08 AM215 km134 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:08 AM337 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:08 AM451 km280 miles243 nmWest W
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:08 AM649 km403 miles351 nmWest W
New AmsterdamSat 11:08 PM705 km438 miles381 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:08 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest W
LindenSat 11:08 PM790 km491 miles426 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:08 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownSat 11:08 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainSat 11:08 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmWest-northwest WNW
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