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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 phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' North, Longitude: 65° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.90 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.7"999.57 miwest0° 10' 40.7"12.23 minorth999.46 mi
24 hours10° 51' 17.5"745.79 mieast4° 04' 28.7"280.02 minorth793.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoSat 11:38 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureSat 11:38 PM214 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad BolívarSat 11:38 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaracasSat 11:38 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaracaySat 11:38 PM438 km272 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ValenciaSat 11:38 PM453 km281 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaturínSat 11:38 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
BarquisimetoSat 11:38 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoSun 12:08 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
ChaguanasSun 12:08 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE

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